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June 17, 2016

Lawyers Report on Two Product Recalls that Cause Fire Hazards

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently issued two important safety recalls that pose a potential risk of fire. The first recall involves smoke detectors that do not properly notify the homeowner in the event of a fire. The other product recall is due to the risk of injury from candle flames that burn too high. The Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP want to ensure that the public is aware of current product recalls in order to prevent injury and accident. Smoke Detector Product Recall Certain ESL and Interlogix brand 400 and 500 series smoke […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers: Don’t Forget to Get a Police Report When You Are in a Car Accident!

Car accidents can be stressful events for all those involved. During the chaos surrounding an automobile accident, many car accident victims may forget to obtain a police report which is a crucial record of events that can be helpful in a personal injury claim. This can be a huge mistake for injured individuals who may later face significant expenses related to their accident. Police reports can provide important information to assist injured individuals in making claims against responsible parties. A common misconception is that all police reports cannot be used in court due to evidentiary rules. Police reports can fall […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers Explain “Failure to Warn”

Millions of people use products each and every day that they believe are safe and will not harm them. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Unsafe or defective products make it to the market each year and cause seriously injuries to consumers, either from a design flaw, manufacturing defect, or the failure to warn of a known or potential risk. The Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP are concerned about the public’s safety and want consumers to always be alert and cautious when using everyday products. Manufacturers are required to provide products that: are well […]