Despite the fact that elevators are a staple--and a rather mundane staple, at that--of New York City, we rarely consider what would happen if one were to malfunction. Unfortunately, it happens, and if you are someone who has been injured as a result of an elevator malfunction, you are most likely now seeking financial compensation. [...]
Consumers trust they are getting what they pay for. Generally, thanks to American ingenuity, this is usually the case. Unfortunately, both domestic and foreign-made products injure thousands of Americans every year. If you paid for a product and were injured as a result, you are understandably angry. Not only were you injured, but you feel [...]
When you visit a healthcare facility for diagnosis or treatment, it’s reasonable to assume all their medical equipment is in good working order. Unfortunately, medical devices are consumer products just like any other, which means defects can occur that lead to malfunctions. Under certain circumstances, medical device manufacturers are required to issue a recall when [...]
Many people believe that when they purchase a product, it is safe for use as long as they are using it correctly. There are often unfortunate situations in which someone during the production of the product is negligent but the product somehow makes it onto shelves and reaches consumers. When there is a defect in [...]
Asthma is a huge problem in the US! The respiratory problem has continued to grow in recent decades and many studies state that over 25 million people in the US are afflicted with the condition! One way to treat Asthma is with an inhaler. Many people carry an inhaler with them everywhere they go, as [...]
Airbags are designed to keep us safe not put us in harm! Recently however, there have been many reported injuries due to airbag explosions and even in some cases deaths. You probably have seen the seemingly non-stop recalls in the news recently for Takata airbags. Takata has announced airbag recalls for certain models ranging from [...]
The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny is proud to assist clients in obtaining justice after receiving defective hip replacement implants. Contact our firm if you have had a hip implant surgery between 2004 and 2012, had complications such as implant fractures or metal poisoning, or had to get additional surgery to replace your hip [...]
Consumer products are everywhere you look in New York, and although these items fill your day, you may not stop to consider whether using them represents a particular hazard to...
In February 2016, the Consumer Product Safety Commission took the unprecedented step of sending a letter to all hoverboard manufacturers, importers and retailers. This letter told them that all hoverboards...
Just a few weeks ago, a Texas jury ordered Audi to pay a $124.5 million settlement to an 11-year-old boy. After a 2012 rear-end collision, the boy-who was in a...