Defective Products & Drug Recalls in VA Archives - Page 2 of 68 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Peloton Treadmills Recalled After Child’s Death and Reports of Multiple Injury Incidents

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people purchased workout equipment to use at home because of stay-at-home orders and gym closures, particularly treadmills and stationary bikes. One of the more popular brands of equipment recently announced that they are recalling more than 125,000 treadmills and halting all sales after multiple reports of injuries and one incident…

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Defective Products and Product Liability Lawsuits

Each year, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issues approximately 400 recalls for products that are dangerous or defective. Last month alone (April 2020), there were 23 products recalled, including ATVs, electric appliances, children products, and essential oils, because they posed a dangerous risk to consumers. Any company that designs and/or manufactures products has a…

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FDA Issues Recall of Zantac

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an announcement on April 1, 2020, that it is implementing a full recall of all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. The brand name for these drugs is Zantac, the popular heartburn medication. There are concerns that the medication could introduce a cancer-causing…

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