Defective products pose quite a problem. They cannot be detected until something goes wrong. There is no way to tell if you are the recipient of a defective product until it is too late. Because of that, you may have received mild to severe injuries due to product defects or even inadequate labeling.
Atlanta parents place a high priority on the safety of their babies. When a product recall involves baby food, these parents understandably become very worried. As such, it is important that the companies which produce baby food remain vigilant about their products’ safety. If it is ever discovered that a manufacturer failed to do so, consumers may choose to pursue products liability lawsuits. This provides an avenue through which such companies can be held accountable for selling a dangerous product.
When residents of Fulton County hear of products being recalled, their thoughts might first turn to items such as dangerous medications or defective child care products. Yet what many of them don’t realize is that literally millions of everyday products both on store shelves and being used consumers are recalled every year. However, many of those items go on being used and even sold simply because information is often not delivered effectively through the appropriate channels in order to ensure that defective products are taken out of circulation.
In the state of Georgia, a child passenger safety seat or booster seat must be utilized for children who are under the age of eight. There are a few exceptions to this rule, namely children who are under the age of 8 and measure over 4’9” in height are not required to be in a car seat. In addition, children who are under the age of 13 should always ride in the backseat. Those who choose to disobey this law may face fines and points can be assessed against their driver’s license.
When you think of a defective product in Fulton County, you may think of a toy that has been recalled because of a danger that it poses to a child or an article of clothing that falls apart the first time it’s washed. You probably wouldn’t think about the possibility of a product used in a medical procedure being defective. Yet even with the possible fatal consequences of mistakes made in the manufacture of medical products, they do unfortunately happen.
People often hear of "voluntary" manufacturer recalls in Atlanta and may think that returning the affected products or items is optional. The fact is that the word "voluntary" is simply meant to show that the manufacturer has worked out a deal with the appropriate government oversight agency to remove a potentially dangerous product from the market. If and when an injury or illness occurs as a result of using a recalled product, one may still seek compensation from the manufacturer.