What do I do if I am injured by a defective product?

Top 10 things to do if you are injured by a product: by Daryl L. Derryberry, Member of Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC [caption id="attachment_76" align="alignnone" width="300"] Defective tires de tread frequently and can cause serious injuries or death to the occupants of the vehicle.[/caption] Contact a lawyer immediately to prevent the product from being destroyed or disposed of. An attorney can send a spoliation letter to preserve the product for inspection which is crucial to your case. Do not sign any documents prior to consulting with an attorney. Obtain the name of the product manufacturer and the make and model...

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GM HALTS TRUCK SALES- AIR BAG ISSUES

GM Halts Pickup Sales While Searching for Air-Bag Fix General Motors Co. (GM), already reeling from a record number of vehicle recalls this year, is halting sales on two new pickup truck models after discovering an electrical flaw that could cause the air bags to misfire. The issue affects an undisclosed number of 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsized pickups. The air bags were wired incorrectly, which will disrupt the firing process, the company said in a statement yesterday. GM is working to validate the correction for the condition, Alan Adler, a spokesman for the Detroit-based automaker, said in the statement. Once...

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Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC Announces A $400,000 Settlement of A Commercial Truck Wreck Case as Reported by Verdict Search

Our client, age 52, and employed as an inventory specialist, was turning into her employer's parking lot from a two-lane road in Tyler, Texas. Austin Gray, in a Ford F-350 pickup, attempted to pass her on the right, and the vehicles collided. Our client was in a mid-size sedan. Gray was in the course and scope of his employment with LCR-M, L.P. He received a ticket for passing unsafely on the right and did not contest the ticket. Our client sued Gray for passing unsafely on the right and causing the wreck. She also sued LCR-M under respondeat superior. Our client...

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First Transvaginal Mesh trial against Johnson & Johnson set to begin week of January 7, 2013

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is set to face its first trial over its vaginal mesh implant in a case brought by a South Dakota woman who blames the product for constant pain and 18 subsequent operations. The lawsuit by Linda Gross, 47, is the first of 1,800 in state court in New Jersey to go to trial today over whether J&J‚his Ethicon unit adequately warned of the risks of the device. Several manufacturers, who make the devices to shore up pelvic muscles, face lawsuits by women who blame them for organ perforation, pain, scarring and nerve damage. She can no longer sit...

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