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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May 11, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Baby Powder Lawsuit: Record Setting $110 Million Award

A St. Louis jury has awarded Lois Slemp, of Wise, VA a record setting $110.5 million in the most recent lawsuit that alleges that using Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused cancer.  After three weeks of hearing testimony in the case, the jury deliberated for 10 hours before delivering the verdict against Johnson & Johnson….

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February 21, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Toddlers Suffer Eye Burn Injuries Due To Laundry Pods

Laundry detergent in the form of concentrated pods have been on the market since 2012. The product has been in the news often in the last few years due to concerns of safety experts and parents alike questioning how safe they are for children. Reports say that some children mistake the brightly colored packets for…

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February 15, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Sargento Foods Listeria Cheese Recall Expands

Sargento Foods, Inc. announced this past weekend that certain packages of Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby and Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese were recalled due to potential contamination of listeria monocytogenes. The items were all packaged at Sargento’s plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin. The company has also recalled five additional products at the same…

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February 6, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Disney Recalls Mickey Mouse Nightlight for Possible Fire Hazard

Children’s Mickey Mouse nightlights purchased between July and November 2016 maybe be under company recall. The Christmas holiday lights feature Mickey Mouse in Santa attire. There were sold at Disney World, Disneyland, via the Shop Disney Parks mobile app and on the Disney store online July through November. Approximately 3,000 lights have been recalled after…

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February 1, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

Understanding California Personal Injury Laws

Every state has laws regarding personal injury actions – one of the many types of torts that seek monetary damages. California personal injury laws apply to intentional torts such as violent assault, negligence torts arising from vehicle accidents, and strict liability torts that can encompass defective product injuries and animal attacks. California Personal Injury Laws…

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January 20, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

NTSB Report Released on Fatal Port of LA Helicopter Crash

The NTSB has released a preliminary report investigating the cause of a fatal crash that killed a pilot and a photographer earlier this month. The helicopter, a Robinson R22, went down at the Port of Los Angeles on January 4. The majority of the wreckage had been recovered except the outboard section of the main…

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