Just like food, beverages, medicines, and household products, even your child’s car seat has an expiration date. Many parents, including this St. Louis mom, are stunned at the news: “They don’t tell you that at the store when you buy it; I never saw it on the package; I had never heard of it,” she…

Over the years, SUVs have been known to attribute a higher risk of causing increased bodily harm to drivers in other cars after a car accident occurs. But now a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that SUVs and even some pickups are less risky for other drivers on the…

After public concern over Toyota acceleration recalls, government officials released a report on Feb. 3 that showed the vehicle manufacturer’s problems may have been mechanical, not electrical. The report comes in wake of multiple car accident cases related to Toyota’s involuntary acceleration problems, in particular the San Diego wrongful death case of an officer, 45,…

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall of 1.7 million vehicles across the globe including 245,000 Lexus IS and GS vehicle models in the United States. The brand once known for reliability now suffers after record recalls, ongoing lawsuits for car accidents caused by involuntary acceleration, federal investigations and federal fines that have reached a record…

Maclaren has reported that 30,000 strollers throughout North America have a potential amputation and laceration hazard. Now, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada in partnership with Maclaren have issued a voluntary recall over the potential risk. Since 1999, over one million strollers have sold, and dozens of reports have been filed alleging…

The City of San Diego decided to keep a large 80-year old Torrey pine on the 4600 block of Long Branch Avenue in Ocean Beach after an upheaval from local activists who lobbied to keep the “significant tree” in the established OB neighborhood. The City now promises to keep the salvaged tree, after nearly $5,000…

The New York Daily News issued a report that a series of dishwashers made by Maytag have been recalled due to design defects with possible fire hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Household appliances are prone to causing personal injuries because of the electricity used.  In some cases, the size of these…

Being personal injury lawyers in San Diego, our firm sees accidents and injuries happen in so many ways.  The firm we have established here in Southern California namely works with car accidents and the injuries that come from the actual collisions, but did you know that there are countless ways to get hurt from an…

Over 400,000 Honda Odyssey minivans and Honda Element trucks will be recalled.  A potential problem in the braking system can make it harder to stop a vehicle if it isn’t repaired.  This auto recall is associated with 344,000 Odyssey models and 68,000 Element models from the 2007 and 2008 model years. “It’s definitely not operating…

We all know that a tire is a round object, usually made of rubber, and it can be inflatted with air so that it can move and transport vehilces such as cars on the road.  That is what is typically called a tire, yes?  Most days, that would be correct, but a new airless tire is…

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