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The NutriBullet Lawsuits

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

NutriBullet recently announced a settlement with a class of litigants who claimed they were injured by the device, a small blender that is typically used for making shakes. According to the plaintiffs, the contents of the NutriBullet blender can heat up if the blender is left on for more than 1 minute or the… Read More »

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Arc Flash Incident Turns Man Into “Human Fireball”

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

An arc flash is when electricity travels through the air between conductors. Without even touching a live electrical wire, you can suffer severe burn injuries. The danger is preventable and thus should never happen. But it does happen, on occasion, and when it does, the scale of the injuries is often catastrophic. One man… Read More »

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JUUL E-Cigarette Product Liability Lawsuits

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

JUUL e-cigarette company has been hit with a $22.5 million judgment filed by the State of Washington over claims that it marketed its e-cigarettes to children and unlawfully told customers that their products were less addictive. Among the allegations leveled against JUUL were that they helped spark a spike in youth nicotine addiction and… Read More »

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What Is The Average Dog Bite Settlement?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Florida law makes it comparatively easier to file a dog bite lawsuit against a pet owner than other states. In some states, the dog must have a history of violent conduct, bites, or be of a specific breed that is considered more aggressive than others. This includes, but isn’t limited to, pitbulls. Dog bite… Read More »

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TikTok Sued After Child Dies During Blackout Challenge

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

More on the social media watchdog front. A new lawsuit filed against the social media company TikTok alleges that they placed an ad in a 10-year-old’s feed that encouraged them to partake in a “blackout challenge”. The 10-year-old died in the attempt. Both TikTok and another company, ByteDance are named in the lawsuit. Anyone… Read More »

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Are Facebook And Instagram Harming Children?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A recent whistleblower report concerning social media algorithms and how they “hack” our brains to produce addiction has many up in arms and initiatives to clamp down on social media companies has rare bipartisan support. To be sure, there are several wrongful death lawsuits to accompany allegations that sites like Facebook manipulate individuals to… Read More »

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Similac Sued After Baby Contracts Necrotizing Enterocolitis

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Similac is being sued after a newborn baby contracted necrotizing enterocolitis. Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a disease of the intestines that causes such intense inflammation that the tissue of the intestines dies. It is a potentially fatal complication. Premature babies are more likely to develop the disorder than babies that arrive on time. According… Read More »

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Complex Supply Chains Complicate Product Liability Lawsuits

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Even products that are assembled here in the United States have components that are manufactured overseas. When you think about all the effort that goes into making a single pencil, from harvesting the wood, rubber, lead, the metal to house the eraser, a simple pencil doesn’t seem so simple any longer. In the real… Read More »

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