When the safety of their young children is at issue, most parents in Orange County take a keen interest. Accordingly, a recent report about dangerous toys will likely concern these parents that have young kids.
Dealing with loss of life is one of the more difficult things that everyone, at one time or another, experiences. The task becomes even more difficult when the decedent died unexpectedly and due to avoidable circumstances. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common causes of these kinds of deaths. But car accidents are not the only cause of preventable deaths. A defective product can also claim a person's life unexpectedly.
People in Orange County use a variety of different products every day without giving any though to the safety of those products. Products liability law is one of the main reasons why most of these products are generally safe for consumers. In other words, if a product injures someone, they have a right to file a lawsuit. Thus, if a manufacturer produces dangerous products, they could face enormous monetary liabilities and irreparable damage to their reputation.
Many people in the Orange County area have been following the ongoing news about the Ebola cases that have reached the United States. Although it is natural to be fearful of such a deadly disease, the odds of a widespread outbreak in this country are extremely small. Californians face greater risks from countless sources other than a virus that is primarily confined to an entirely different continent. Even common food items on local store shelves can become a source of sickness, or even death in extreme cases.
Death from defective products is a problem that plagues many different types of industries in the United States. Many Orange County residents are probably familiar with some of the more recent product recalls involving a wide range of goods, including automobiles, prescription medications and even toys. Likewise, most people know that if they suffer an injury from an unsafe product, they may have a legal claim against the manufacturer or some other party.