What is “strict liability” in a case of product liability?

If you have been following the news lately, or have perused our blog in the past, you are probably aware of the large-scale vehicle recalls that General Motors has undertaken in connection with allegedly defective ignitions. These recalls can lead to...

Fatality numbers may rise as GM revises defective product data

Some might say that the news for General Motors just keeps getting worse. But in reality those getting the bad news are consumers who purchased GM vehicles with an automobile design defect. The defect, in the form of a faulty ignition, has reportedl...

After consumers find plastic in nuggets, Tyson issues recall

When you buy packaged food at any grocery store in Mesquite, you expect it to be safe for consumption -- especially when it is likely to be consumed by children. Food manufacturers are required to adhere to federal safety standards during the product...