Defective Products | Scott Goodwin Law

A kitchen full of appliances.

On any given day, we encounter a wide range of consumer products. There are the day-to-day essentials we need in our lives, like food, drinks, and medications. There are the vehicles we use to get around and the appliances in our homes. There are also several types of products that people use so often that

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When people hear the words “defective product,” they may simply think of a product that is broken or otherwise doesn’t work. However, defective products can be a bit more complex than that. If a person is injured by a defective product, it’s important to understand that there are actually three different ways a product may

A pile of wrapped holiday gifts.

It’s that time of the year again: the holidays are just around the corner and people are thinking about what gifts to give to the special people in their lives. For many people, that includes young children – whether it’s their own kids or their grandchildren, their nieces and nephews, or the children of their

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For many people, when they need to purchase something, the first place they’ll look is an ecommerce store like Amazon or the online store of a popular retailer like Target or Walmart rather than taking a trip to a brick-and-mortar store. This is true whether they need new clothes or a car seat for their

Allergy Warning written in green on burlap material

For millions of people in the United States, food allergies are a significant part of their lives. In many cases, those food allergies are severe enough to jeopardize lives. According to FARE, about 200,000 people in the United States require emergency medical care every year because of reactions caused by food allergies. For those with

Person smoking an e-cigarette

In 2017, the market for e-cigarettes in the United States alone grew 40%, becoming a $1.16 billion industry, but vaping has been met with a lot of controversy along the way. E-cigarette manufacturers have been criticized over their marketing practices, accusing them of targeting their products to teens and young adults. By September 2018, vaping

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For millions of people, Amazon is their one-stop shop for many of the purchases they make. Whether you’re looking for a book, clothes, toys, sporting equipment, or any number of other things, you can probably buy it from Amazon at a great price. And if doesn’t directly carry something, you may still be able

Grey and orange public electric scooters for rental

Electric scooter rentals have quickly grown in popularity recently and have become a common sight around several cities around the world, including Detroit, but they remain a rather controversial mode of transportation for several different reasons. First of all, there’s a lot of debate around the safety of electric scooters. A lot of people are

Wooden block letters spelling out Defect in red

When people buy products, they do so under the impression that they won’t be injured by using the product as directed. It’s always upsetting when a defective product ends up causing serious injury, but it’s even more frightening when those injuries happen to infants and young children. New parents often go out of their way

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When you purchase an item, you have a right to assume it’s going to be reasonably safe to use. But in many cases, defects won’t become evident until it’s been on the market for a while and many people have already purchased and used it. When this happens, either the manufacturer or a government agency