Years ago, no one would have ever dreamed that tobacco companies would ever have to pay up for the health crisis caused by cigarettes.
As the weather starts to transition toward the chillier nights of fall, a lot of people will drag out their space heaters before they ultimately crank up the gas furnaces. It makes sense -- space heaters can be used just where you need them and are more economical to run than a whole furnace when there's just a slight chill in the air.
Talcum powder was once considered so safe that virtually every bathroom in the country had a bottle of it in the medicine chest.
If you own an RV, you may face an unexpected danger that could turn your motorhome into a deathtrap: a carbon monoxide leak.
If you receive breast implants that turn out to be defective -- even outright dangerously toxic -- who is liable for your damages?
Right now, there's a lot of excitement in some states, including New Jersey, over new laws that make medical marijuana legal. However, that excitement may fade somewhat as growers and the makers of marijuana "edibles" start facing one of the same problems that every other drug manufacturer has to face: the product liability claim.
If a driverless car that's operating under its own direction gets into an accident, who is responsible: the human owner, the car company, the dealership or the software developer?
New Jersey's top court reinstated a $25 million verdict against the makers of Accutane, an acne medication. The drug was found responsible for the inflammatory bowel disease that led to an Alabama man's multiple surgeries and permanent changes in his overall health and well-being.
Craft beers and honey meads have both become very popular in the last decade and quite a few independent labels have started off with little more than a recipe and a home brewing kit.
We've previously mentioned the dangers of lithium ion batteries in this blog. Now, that danger is making news here in New Jersey, due to lawsuits by four people injured in separate accidents with exploding e-cigarettes.