Defective Products | Scott Goodwin Law

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For people who are dealing with issues such as back pain, muscle spasms, sciatica, one option they might consider trying is inversion therapy. Inversion therapy is a type of spinal traction where a person spends an amount of time either inverted at an angle or fully upside down. The concept behind this practice is that

Product Defects in Power Tools

Wednesday, 09 August 2023 by
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In some cases, there are types of products that, even when manufactured exactly as they should be, are inherently going to involve some safety risks if not used correctly. Knives are a good example of this since they need to have sharp blades in order to be functional. Power tools also fall into this category

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When someone gets injured by a defective product, it can feel very overwhelming to figure out where to begin. How do you hold someone accountable when you’re not dealing with a specific person? Defective product injury cases can be very complex and there are multiple parties who could be liable. Liability for defective products can

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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

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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

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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

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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