Defective Product

Verdict: $26.7 million for Transvaginal Surgical Mesh Plaintiffs

Last week, a Miami federal court ordered Boston Scientific Corp to pay four women a total of more than $26 million, a judgment for selling faulty transvaginal surgical mesh. Boston Scientific is one of six medical device companies facing lawsuits over this defective product. Surgical mesh is a common medical product used to repair conditions …

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Does Toyota Enjoy Lingering Consumer Pain?

Yes, it has happened again. Toyota has recalled another car: the 2003 Sequoia SUV is being recalled for a problem with its vehicle stability control system. This recall comes a week after Toyota recalled 2010 models of the Lexus GX 460 because it also had stability control issues. If your model Lexus or Toyota has …

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Toyota: From Kudos to Recalls in a Few Short Months

Think back…way back to 2009, back in the days when “Toyota” meant quality, reliability, value, and innovation. Those were the days, huh? Here’s the timeline, as we know it today (click dates for links to sources): November 21, 2009:  Toyota recalls millions of vehicles due to a defect they claimed was due to the potential …

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Congressman pushing legislation to help avoid defective product injuries

November 20, 2007 The News & Observer reported that a congressman is pushing for further legislation to revamp the agency in charge of regulating and enforcing toy safety after the recent slew of defective product recalls. A consumer group releases an annual report before the holiday season outlining potentially hazardous toys that could cause North …

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