June 16, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Product Liability

Unrepaired Defective Airbags: A Fatal Toll in California

Hundreds of thousands of California residents are still driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could explode and spray shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon deployment. At least 11 Americans, including three Californians have been killed by the defective inflators. The airbag recall includes vehicles from 19 different auto manufacturers, most of which…

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February 8, 2017

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News

Food Product Recalls Up by 22% in 2016

Food Safety Magazine has tracked food product recalls issued in the U.S. and Canada for the second year in a row.  The information was compiled based on notices issued by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the US Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.  In 2016, the…

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September 12, 2016

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News

Exploding Batteries Prompt Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phone Recall

Consumers who purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone before mid-September are advised to power down their cells immediately, due to serious safety concerns. According to the South Korean multi-national company, there is a verifiable risk that the Note 7 can explode and catch fire due to problems with a faulty battery. While Samsung…

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July 18, 2016

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

Top 10 Summer Injuries

A combination of warm weather and no school can be a dangerous combination for many parents this summer. Though all summertime pastimes carry some degree of risk, some are more hazardous than others. Family fun should be a top priority for everyone, but outdoor recreation and sporting activities cause thousands of injuries each season –…

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May 10, 2016

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News

Roundup Lawsuits Increase, Claim Weedkiller Causes Cancer

Maps published by public watchdog groups show that Monsanto’s Roundup, a weedkiller linked to certain kinds of cancers, is routinely being sprayed in public spaces of large urban centers. Meanwhile, the number of lawsuits contending that Monsanto did not provide adequate warning about Roundup’s carcinogenic properties continues to grow. The maps most recently published by…

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December 4, 2015

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News

Ski Accident at Bear Mountain Resort Claims Life of Ohio Student

A 21-year-old college student from Ohio suffered fatal injuries in a skiing accident at Bear Mountain resort in San Bernardino County. According to the local coroner, Natalie Altieri collided with a metal stairway, was transported to a local hospital, but died within an hour of the incident. A fashion design student in the design, architecture,…

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February 18, 2015

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News

GM Recalls 81,000 More Vehicles With Steering Issue

The New York Times has reported that an inquiry by Canadian auto regulators into a potential sudden failure of GM’s electronic power steering systems has forced the recall of 81,000 GM cars effective immediately. The models affected by the recall are the 2006-2007 Chevy Malibu and Malibu Maxx and the 2006-2007 Pontiac G6. Transport Canada, that…

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December 8, 2014

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News

Consumer Group Releases 10 Worst Toys of 2014 List

The product liability attorneys at Ellis Law hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday season, enjoying precious time with loved ones during the next few weeks. The holiday season is filled with gift giving ─ especially when children are involved. In that spirit, the Ellis Law team would like to urge parents to first…

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