The United States Supreme Court allowed a woman to sue a tuna fish maker in a products liability lawsuit alleging the company did not warn her about possible warnings in its product.
The woman, whose diet consisted almost exclusively of canned tuna for five years, sued Tri-Union Seafoods, maker of Chicken of the Sea tuna, for failing to warn her about the dangers of eating its product in this products liability lawsuit.
Our firm’s personal injury lawyers in San Diego believe any company that knowingly or unknowingly harms consumers should be held responsible in either a products liability claim or lawsuit. Anyone suffering from personal injury from a company’s product should be able to seek a settlement in a products liability lawsuit.
She sued under the New Jersey Product Liability Act over her exposure to amounts of methylmercury and other harmful chemicals. Recently, amounts of methylmercury have been discovered in marine wildlife.
The San Diego-based tuna company argued that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not consider canned tuna fish worthy of mercury warnings to consumers in the products liability lawsuit, even though it could mean that their customers spend more on medical treatment now than they do on the company’s product.
Everyone should have a chance for justice in when they are injured due a defective product, because you and your family should not have to worry about experiencing pain and suffering when you go to the cupboard or a restaurant.
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Michael Pines is a former insurance company attorney who graduated from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 1987. While he was an insurance attorney, he learned from behind the scenes how insurance companies work and how they decide how much to pay injured people. Now that he works against insurance companies, Michael’s inside knowledge has resulted in significant benefits to his clients injured in car accidents. Learn more about Michael Pines