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What San Jose’s New Firearm Liability Laws Mean for Injured Victims

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

For countless years, the gun industry has enjoyed complete immunity from injury lawsuits in the United States. Regardless of how negligent gun owners have continued to become, injured victims experience considerable difficulties when attempting to sue those responsible for firearm injuries. However, things are slowly changing in the United States, and San Jose is… Read More »

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Apple Faces Lawsuits for Watch Injuries

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

When the Apple Watch was first released several years ago, it seemed like the next big thing in the world of technology. Fast forward a few years, and the fad has faded somewhat. Not only that, but these watches have injured a tremendous number of people. Recently, Apple faced a class-action lawsuit in Oakland,… Read More »

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More School Districts Sue E-Cigarette Manufacturer for “Vaping Epidemic”

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

In 2019, some of the biggest school districts in the entire nation filed a lawsuit against an e-cigarette manufacturer, claiming that the company targeted young children and helped spark a “vaping epidemic” among high school students. In 2021, more school districts continue to join this lawsuit, with more than 300 school districts now part… Read More »

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How a Product Liability Lawsuit Works in San Jose

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

When people in San Jose sue companies for defective products, they file “product liability” lawsuits. Many people are becoming more familiar with this concept, as there are countless films and documentaries that have shown how massive corporations can be brought down by committed attorneys and victims who are willing to fight for their rights…. Read More »

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Characteristics of a Good Product Liability Lawyer

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

In California, injured victims have the opportunity to file product liability lawsuits against those who are responsible for their damages. It is important to remember that simply filing a lawsuit is not the same as winning a lawsuit. Anyone can file a lawsuit against a company for creating defective products. You do not even… Read More »

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California Challenges Amazon’s Immunity From Product Liability Lawsuits

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

The pandemic has had a massive effect on virtually every aspect of our lives, and it now seems as though we can add something new to the list — online shopping. Yes, the pandemic sparked a meteoric rise in e-commerce sales around the world. But that is only half the story. As people started… Read More »

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Is Chrysler Having More Dangerous Shifter Problems?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

If you own a Ram heavy-duty truck between the 2009 and 2017-year models, then you need to be aware of the latest recall from Fiat Chrysler (FCA). This shifter problem could be dangerous, and it raises many questions. Here’s what you need to know. More Dangerous Shifter Problems from Fiat Chrysler FCA has announced… Read More »

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Will iPhone Slowdowns Cost Apple in Court?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Are you a fan of Apple’s iPhone? If you are, and you happen to have an older model, then you may have noticed the device slowing down after a new phone is released. Previously, some claimed these iPhone slowdowns were a figment of people’s imaginations, but a group of Reddit users weren’t convinced. They… Read More »

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Are You Relying on a Defective EpiPen?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

EpiPen is one of the most commonly used and purchased allergy products on the market. It delivers a dose of epinephrine to individuals having an acute and often severe allergic reaction. Such intervention often saves lives, but for some, their EpiPen did not respond when they needed it the most. Worse yet, the company… Read More »

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Controversy Continues Over Safety of Yaz Birth-Control Pills

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Controversy Continues Over Safety of Yaz Birth-Control Pills Headlines have been numerous about the controversial safety of the popular contraceptive Yaz and its sister pill Yasmin. Specifically, the question is whether birth-control pills like Yaz with the ingredient drospirenone increase the risk of potentially fatal blood clots to an unacceptable level.Drospirenone is a progestin,… Read More »

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