Many people in Burlington County enjoy a good hamburger or steak dinner. We might take for granted that the food we consume is safe to eat. However, food products can be contaminated during the manufacturing process, causing some people to suffer a serious illness after eating them.
Although keyless ignitions are incredibly convenient and increasingly commonplace - more than half of all new vehicles are delivered with them as standard equipment - this equipment has come under increased scrutiny of late. The reason residents of Burlington County - and other car owners across the country - are concerned is the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning resulting from keyless vehicles that have not turned off. This peril has been at the center of several personal injury and products liability lawsuits.
A recent cluster of aircraft failures, including an emergency landing due to a broken window on a Southwest Airlines jetliner en route to Newark, have brought aircraft defects back into the national spotlight. In New Jersey, the law requires manufacturers to design aircraft with these risks in mind to avoid aviation accidents. Legal responsibility for failed products, like aircraft, is known as products liability.
If you own a chainsaw, the odds are good that you'll find a somewhat obvious warning right on the side of it.
Talcum powder was once considered so safe that virtually every bathroom in the country had a bottle of it in the medicine chest.