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Recreational Products

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Recreational product defects cause injuries that were avoidable. Manufacturers must ensure that their product is safe for the customer who purchases it. This is especially true when the item is used for sports and recreational activities. Participation in a recreational sporting activity always involves some degree of risk (falling off a bike, being tackled in […]

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Machinery and Equipment

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Like most construction or industrial tools, a bulldozer, power saw and drill press allow workers to accomplish tasks impossible with bare hands. That multiplication of force, when misdirected by a defective machine or poorly designed tool, is extremely dangerous. The manufacturer or distributor of defective machinery or an unsafe tool is responsible for any injury […]

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Medical Devices and Drugs

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Patients taking pharmaceutical medications expect to see improvement in their health, not deterioration. If a personal injury or wrongful death occurs, the victim has the right to pursue compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, physical and emotional trauma, and other losses. Medical complications and other drug-related injuries could be caused by improper prescription or administration […]

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Automotive Products

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

In order to recover full compensation in cases involving serious or fatal car accidents, our attorneys work to identify all factors involved. One question our legal team always investigates is “Did a motor vehicle defect cause the crash?” Attorneys at Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki work with an Accident Reconstructionist and other scientific experts […]

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Household Products

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Products made for use in and around the house can be dangerous to adults and children. Consumers need to be protected from these dangerous and defective products. A defect can turn a household item that appears safe into a dangerous product that can cause serious injuries. Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki attorneys recognize consumers […]

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Children’s Toys and Apparel

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

In the past few years, there seems to have been an epidemic of lead-infested toys being imported from China. Defective products are a major cause of injuries among children. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s report of Toy-Related Deaths and Injuries in Calendar Year 2006, there were 220,500 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. […]

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Burn Injuries

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

One of the most painful personal injuries anyone can suffer is a burn injury. Intense physical pain and sever emotional fallout can result. Treatment and recovery can last for years. The damage to a victim’s self-image can be devastating; the collateral impact on family, friends, careers and other aspects of their lives, overwhelming. An estimated […]

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Spinal Injuries

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

In a serious automobile accident, one of the most devastating injuries a victim can have is a serious spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation can be a long, painful ordeal, and expensive treatment and health costs can last a lifetime. At Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki, we help victims of spinal cord injury recover appropriate financial compensation. […]

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Amputation and Paralysis

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

According to a fact sheet published by the National Limb Loss Information Center 2008 Fact Sheet, approximately 1.7 million people in the United States are living with the loss of a limb. The fact sheet also states that males are at significantly higher risk than females for amputations due to trauma and that for both […]

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Federal Government Cases

Posted on Monday, May 2nd, 2011

When serious injury or loss is due to the actions or negligence of a federal employeeor government organization, the case will be handled in federal court. One of the most common liability situations occurs when a member of the public is injured by a defect on a public sidewalk or roadway. In these cases, it […]

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