Category Archives: Defective Products

When an Injury While Exercising Can Lead to a Lawsuit

Whether you’re working out at the local health club or using in-home gym equipment to get fit, exercise-related injuries are always a risk. And while some injuries result from overexertion or poor technique, far too many occur due to defectively designed or manufactured equipment, dangerous premises, or negligence on the part of a fitness center […]

With Thousands Injured Every Winter, How Safe are Snowblowers?

Now that winter is well underway, many people in the chillier parts of the country are relying on snowblowers to keep their sidewalks, walkways, and driveways clean and safe. Icy and snow-covered pavement is most definitely hazardous, and snow shoveling is physically taxing and even dangerous for certain individuals. But snowblowers also pose unique risks, […]

Slow Cookers, Multi-Cookers & Pressure Cookers are Convenient. But are They Safe?

The convenience of slow cookers, multi-cookers, and pressure cookers have made these small appliances popular kitchen accessories. But while Crock-Pots, Instant Pots, and similar devices undoubtedly make it much easier for busy families to get a nutritious meal on the table, these products are not without risk. In fact, dozens of people have suffered amputations, […]

Recent Product Recalls Highlight Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Dangers

Every year, thousands of people across the United States suffer severe and potentially fatal injuries because of carbon monoxide exposure. Far too often in these cases, a defective boiler, CO alarm, or other recalled product allowed this deadly gas to accumulate in an enclosed space completely unnoticed. The Killino Firm’s carbon monoxide poisoning lawyers believe […]

Hand Sanitizer Poisonings and Injuries Surge Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread in communities across the nation, hand sanitizer products are flying off store shelves. But while hand sanitizer can help slow transmission of COVID-19, a growing number of reports have also linked such products to poisonings, burns, and other serious injuries. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]