America survives and thrives when manufacturers innovate, produce, and sell their products. This is a good thing. What is not right, however, is when corporations profit off products they know are defective, harmful, and are injuring innocent people.
Our Current Investigations and Litigation
Recent Investigations & Litigation
ATV Rollovers: There have been many reported cases of serious injuries and death involving ATV rollovers. Most of these rollover injuries and deaths are attributed to manufacturing design flaws and/or operator error.
Chinese Drywall: Many homes built in the Southeast between 2004 and 2006 contained drywall imported from China that released harmful sulfur compounds causing corrosion of air conditioning units and electrical wiring.
Peter Pan Peanut Butter Recall: On February 14, 2007, the FDA warned consumers not to eat certain jars of Peter Pan peanut butter or Great Value peanut butter due to risk of contamination with Salmonella.
Takata Airbag Recall: Since 2014, millions of airbag manufactured by Takata have been recalled. The solid chemical propellant used in the airbags had a propensity to deteriorate over time.
Teething Gels: In September 2016, the FDA issued a warning asking parents to immediately stop using homeopathic teething gels and tablets because severe injuries could occur, including seizures and loss of breath.
Tobacco Litigation: In December 2006 the Florida Supreme Court upheld a landmark jury verdict finding Big Tobacco liable for smoking-related injuries.
VW Emissions Fraud: In 2015, the EPA charged Volkswagen with using a “defeat device” on its engines to deceive emissions tests. In 2016, VW agreed to a multi-billion dollars global settlement.