The Product safety Act will request the manufactured cease and decease tight away from making them. The court will issue large fines if the manufacture will not stop making the faulty products(www.cpsc.gov).The U.s Consumer product safety commission is in charge of protecting the public, because there has been thousands of lives loss because unsafely of products (www.cpsc.gov). Not only death and injury has been caused, it has also been property damage from consumer’s products. The CPSC has prided themselves on protecting consumers and families from safety issues(http://www.cpsc.gov/index.html). Many recalled are voluntary, but some are involuntary, but if any products are suspected to be dangerous of. The consumer commission protects thousand of consumer (Food, Drug and Consumer Product Act of 1972)
Our company has a responsibility to meet the federal guidelines. This protects our company from costly fines and legal proceedings. Most importantly, we protect our customers—parent and children. Risk is good, but not when it can potentially kill children.
However, in this case, the plaintiff did claim that defendants be held strictly liable and negligent because the dangers of the asbestos through maintenance was foreseeable when used in conjunction with their products. But the Corrigan explains in his opinion that by recognizing such claims by the plaintiff would provide an unprecedented expansion of strict products liability. While in California manufacturers are held strictly liable for a defect in the product. Yet, it has never been held that this responsibility extends to preventing injuries that would be used in conjunction with the defendants product. The dangerous features in question were not an integral part of the product’s design. Therefore through this fact, Corrigan had asserted that to decide for the plaintiff would not further the purposes of strict liability, nor would it serve public policy by requiring manufacturers to warn about the dangerous propensities of products they do not design, make or sell.
Secondly, Aloe can allege for negligence which lead to the wrongful death of his wife because Toys R Us did not follow the required testing procedures for compliance with Federal Safety Standard. In addition, Toys R Us are negligent for having only one employee in their safety assurance department who received approximately 4,000 certificates of this kind per month.
According to FDA.gov 2009, the definition of recalls is, an action taken by a company to remove a product from shelves. There are three classes of recalls and two other types of recalls mentioned on FDA.gov. Class I recall involves a situation in which there is a probability that the use of or exposure to a product will cause adverse health effects or death. (FDA, 2009) Class II recall involves a situation in which use of or exposure to a product can cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences or where the probability of serious adverse health effects is remote. (FDA, 2009) Class III recall involves a situation in which use of or exposure to a product is not likely to cause adverse health consequences. (FDA, 2009) Market
Businesses could be held liable for negligent tort if their product injury, harms consumers or is falsely represented. Nonetheless, when the circumstances warrant, parties that are not guilty of negligence or an unintentional tort can still be subjected to compensations when their products injure customers (Seaquist, 2012) Recall Negligence is an unintentional tort wherein one party is injured result to some actions of another. There are certain factors that must be considered to determines whether a corporation acted negligently. The elements are the following: a breach of that duty, legal duty to use due care, a reasonable close causal connection between the breach and the plaintiffs resulting in injury, and the actual loss or damage to the plaintiff. This paper is going to discuss a negligent tort due to a company’s recall of its product. The company may be considered liable for negligence if there was no recall on their product and the product caused bodily harm to a consumer (Benjamin, 2015). Throughout the paper will discuss the reason of Toshiba recalling their laptop computer battery packs due to burn and because of its potential to catch fire on March 30, 2016 and the recall number is 16-131. If the company did not make the decision to recall their laptop computer battery could have been diligent. To prove the negligent tort the consumer must prove factors such duty to care and defenses of negligence (Seaquist, 2012).
On March 26, 2008, Hughes filed an initial grievance against Boston Scientific in the district court of Mississippi, seeking recovery of injuries allegedly caused by the HTA medical device. A summary judgment was awarded to Boston Scientific on the court’s conclusion that all claims made by Hughes are preempted under the Medical Device Amendments of 1976, 21 U.S.C. § 301 et seq. On
For the reasons stated in the first part of this paper, I do agree that Hennessy had a duty to warn and that the failure to do so makes them liable. Additionally, since in the case of Bettencourt v. Hennessy Industries Inc., 206 Cal.App.4th 140 (2012) was initially decided in favor of Bettencourt ("Uncertainty in CA: Non-Asbestos Products Used With Asbestos Products | Asbestos / Mesothelioma Personal Injury Trial Attorney," 2012), I do not believe that this was a simple case to decide and that the ruling of the court could have easily gone the other way.
They asserted negligent design, negligent manufacture, breach of warranty, and negligent failure to warn of inherent dangers. “The jury returned verdicts in favor of Laaperi in all four actions on the failure to warn claim. The jury assessed damages in the amount of $350,000 in each of the three actions brought on behalf of the deceased sons, and $750,000 in the action brought on behalf of Janet Laaperi. The defendants' motions for directed verdict and judgment notwithstanding the verdict were denied, and defendants appealed” (United States Court of Appeals,
As the makers of children’s toys, Mattel has the ultimate responsibility to ensure that every toy is made within the tightest of safety standards. With the case of the Mattel toy recall, the company acted within the spectrum of their code of conduct that was titled Global Manufacturing Principles. Once the problem was identified, Mattel quickly addressed the issue, by automatically issuing the product recall and conducted a special investigation. The findings from the investigation led to other issues being found in Mattel toys. Once again, Mattel quickly responded with more product recalls, and a deeper investigation into the reasoning behind the faults. Through these actions Mattel did act in a socially responsible and ethical manner.
In 2007, Mattel a California based toy company shockingly recalled 19 million toys that had been manufactured in China. Mattel was founded in 1944, and has produced iconic toys such as Barbie and Hot Wheels. The company had a long established trust with their consumers that had been forged from decades of reliability. However, when the company recalled 19 million toys due to health and safety violations, consumer confusion and outrage soared. The public wanted to know how such an established company’s safety regulations could fail, how Mattel was addressing the issue, and whether consumers could trust Mattel to produce reliable toys in the future.
| Per your request to investigate and recommend Toy Company’s position regarding Claim #1-2013; this report was generated. The initial research has been finalized and recommendations determined. I will refer to the claim by its number #1-2013 and the claimant as AA23 to keep the confidentiality of the claimant. First this report will provide a summary of the claim and the history associated with it. Second it will discuss the definition of Constructive Discharge and its relevance to this
Government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and the National Highway Transportation Safety Agency (NHTSA) handles setting the safety standards. According to Halbert & Ingulli (2012) parties can allocate risks with some constraints under the Uniform Commercial Code (p.282). For example, Toyotas was having acceleration problems with their vehicles. However, individuals “injured may now turn to the courts to hold manufacturers and sellers liable. In recent decades class action suits of injured Plaintiffs have been brought against entire industries found to have hidden the known risks of their products: asbestos, tobacco, and lead” (Halbert & Ingulli, 2012, p.282).
The plaintiff suffered physical injuries which include several stings, anaphylactic shock, a dislocated shoulder, and a torn rotator cuff. These injuries are sufficient for a negligence claim.