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Six Surprisingly Dangerous Tech Products

Some tech products that you wouldn’t think of as harmful are capable of causing injury, whether due to a defect or to being inherently dangerous. The following dangerous products have been deemed potentially unsafe in certain situations: 1. Laser Pointers Improperly used laser pointers can have serious consequences, including eye injuries, causing vision problems for drivers and burned skin. The…
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Surge protectors recalled because of fire hazards

Austin readers may or may not be aware that the Consumer Products Safety Commission has recently announced a product recall of power-surge devices from Schneider Electric because of fire risks. The CPSC said that Schneider’s Series 7 and 8 APC SurgeArrest protectors, which were manufactured in China and the Philippines before 2003, have melted or overheated and produced fire and…
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Retail chain recalls floor lamp after fire and shock reports

Homemakers pay good money for household products and appliances, fully expecting that they will work well for a reasonable length of time-and will not pose a threat. Sometimes, however, products not only fail but even cause harm to users. One of the nation’s leading retailers is recalling such a product: a white 2-bulb floor lamp, sold at its store locations…
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Product liability claims possible against compounding pharmacies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a nationwide voluntary recall after 15 patients from two Texas hospitals developed infections after receiving injections manufactured by a Cedar Park, Texas, compounding pharmacy. The patients acquired the infection in their blood after they were injected with calcium gluconate, a mineral supplement. The sterile product that has been recalled contains a strain…
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Austin Grand Cherokee and Liberty Jeeps may be subject to recall

Everyone makes mistakes, sometimes even a car manufacturer. In those cases, hopefully the mistake is caught early and a recall is made to avoid a potential clash with Austin Product Liability Lawyers. However, one particular car manufacturer is taking its chances. Chrysler has repeatedly refused the government’s request to recall 2.7 million Grand Cherokee Jeeps from 1993 to 2004 and Liberty…
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