Defective Products | Scott Goodwin Law

Views of an open dishwasher with the trays pulled out.

For many people, their dishwasher is an essential kitchen appliance. Not only are they very convenient to have around, they’re probably also not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of potentially dangerous things you have in your kitchen. But if a dishwasher is defective, it can be much more than an

Side view of a white bathtub with a towel on the edge.

It’s never convenient to realize that your water heater isn’t working as it should. Nobody ever wants to be stuck taking cold showers or not having the hot water they need to wash their dishes or clothes. But when a hot water heater isn’t working as it should, it can be more than an inconvenience.

Are Space Heaters Safe?

Wednesday, 22 February 2023 by
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Do you have a space heater around your house? Maybe you keep one in storage just in case your furnace ever stops working on a cold day and you need a way to stay warm while you wait for it to be fixed. Or maybe you have a home office in a basement that gets

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

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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