Years ago, it seemed like science fiction — using robots to perform surgery. But now robot surgery has become a reality. But just how safe is it?...more
Actor Charlie Sheen has recently made headlines for a good deed – sending $10,000 to pay for therapy dog training on behalf of a Florida teenager in recovery after falling from an amusement park ride in Wisconsin....more
In 2006 Linda Gross, a nurse from South Dakota, was diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Ms. Gross received a Gynecare Prolift transvaginal mesh implant that later caused neurological complications and scarring. ...more
Auto accidents happen for a variety reasons, including speeding, tailgating, driver distraction and reckless driving. Yet what you might not realize is that car accidents are sometimes caused by vehicle manufacturers....more
In Wisconsin, consumers who purchase a defective new vehicle are protected by the state’s Lemon Law. Now, state lawmakers are seeking to change the law, by reducing damage awards and giving manufacturers more time to resolve...more
One of the more thoughtful gifts that someone can give to a small child is a bean bag chair. These soft, pliable and versatile pieces of furniture offer a child hours of comfort and play, and few items on the consumer market...more
With age or a degenerative condition, many people suffer from hip pain. When less invasive treatment options fail, hip replacement or resurfacing may be suggested to alleviate pain and restore mobility....more
When purchasing a home, the purchaser should be aware that the doctrine of “Caveat Emptor” or “let the buyer beware” generally applies to the sale of a property. The purchaser has an obligation to inspect the property and to...more
A global economy means product manufacturers should take a broader perspective when addressing issues related to product liability.
“They have always had to worry about warnings and product defect issues, but now with...more
People all over the United States have fallen in love with food that can be cooked once and then reheated for several subsequent meals. We tend to be busy in the United States and if we can spend time cooking one meal that...more
When you purchase a product, whether it's a new car or phone, you expect that it will work properly. However, some products not only fail to function as promised, but can actually cause you harm. If you use a product in the...more
Air Movers produced by EDIC have been recalled due to several reports of property damage caused by fire...more
Neiman v. Leo A. Daly Co.
COURT OF APPEAL, SECOND DISTRICT (October 30, 2012)
The “completed and accepted” doctrine prevents contractors from being held liable for injuries to third parties resulting from a condition...more
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