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Should An Online Seller Be Held Liable For The Defects Of Every Item It Sells In Its Marketplace?

September 19, 2018

Recently, A Tennessee District Court addressed the following question: Should an e-commerce firm be held liable for the defects of every item it sells on its global internet marketplace? In Fox v. Amazon.com Inc., the plaintiffs argued that it should while the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee countered to the contrary. […]

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Kia Recalls over Half A Million Vehicles

September 17, 2018

If you have any questions about litigating a claim for damages resulting from any type of vehicle accident, contact Powell Law. If you have any questions about litigating a claim for damages caused by a defective product, contact Powell Law.  Our decades of experience make it the clear and obvious choice to meet all your […]

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The Dangers Of Cell Phones And Ion-Lithium Batteries

September 14, 2018

Properly litigating a personal injury case to ensure our clients complete and total recovery of losses is always the first priority of the experienced personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at Powell Law. If you require legal counsel and assistance in litigating a claim for damages resulting from a personal injury, contact Powell Law. We […]

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Pennsylvania Company, UTZ Foods, Announces Product Recalls

August 27, 2018

UTZ Quality Foods, based in Hanover, Pennsylvania, is the largest independent, privately held snack brand in the United States. Founded in 1921, the company distributes potato chips and other snack foods throughout the United States. Recently, the company voluntarily recalled some Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis Brand Tortilla Chip items with certain expiration dates because the products […]

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Kia Sorentos Recalled

April 11, 2018

In 2017, a Japanese manufacturer of airbags, Takata, was forced to file for bankruptcy relief because of the expected economic cost of significant recall actions related to airbags that malfunctioned or, in more than a few cases, exploded and cause serious injury, even death. It is estimated that 37 million vehicles are currently under recall for […]

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About The Legal Services Provided By Powell Law – Personal Injury

February 22, 2018

112 years ago in 1906, James J. Powell, Sr. founded Powell Law based on the principles of “honor, integrity, and trust.” As Northeastern Pennsylvania’s oldest personal injury law firm, our attorneys and staff have adhered to these principles for well over a century. For three generations, Powell Law has successfully litigated a wide range of […]

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Severe Burn Injuries May Occur In Your Home

January 16, 2018

If you require legal counsel and assistance in litigating a claim for damages resulting from a personal injury, contact the Powell Law Firm. Our decades of experience make it the clear and obvious choice for representation in personal injury matters in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas. One of the first things we learn as toddlers is […]

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GM Recalls 3.6 Million Cars For Airbag Failures

November 7, 2016

In September, GM issued a recall of more than 3.6 million vehicles because of a reported airbag defect that may prevent the airbag from engaging during a collision or other triggering event. In a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to General Motors, the agency stated, “A failure of the front air bags or seat […]

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Is There A Causal Connection Between Body Powder & Cancer?

November 4, 2016

A lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson brought by a Louisiana woman is the latest case in a long stream of litigation alleging an association between body powder and cancer. The plaintiff in the lawsuit, Shintelle Joseph, alleges Johnson & Johnson (J & J) actively marketed its heritage body powder as safe and effective for odor […]

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FDA Issues Imodium Warning

September 28, 2016

Consumers must be cautious in using common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription diarrhea medication loperamide (Imodium). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the drugmay cause serious heart problems that may result in death. The FDA’s warning is a result of the agency receiving 48 […]

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