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Frequently Asked Questions

Our frequently asked questions will help answer some of the common questions our attorneys respond to on a daily basis.

From understanding the basics of the legal process to providing guidance on what to do in certain scenarios - Schiffman Firm wants to ensure that our potential clients stay informed.

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A couple riding on a bowrider boat

What are bowriders and why are they dangerous?

Bowriders are popular recreational boats known for their open-bow design, which offers ample seating and a fun, open-air experience on the water. However, like any watercraft, bowriders come with their own set of dangers and can be more susceptible to boating-related accidents and injuries. In this article, we'll address some common questions about the potential dangers of bowriders and how to stay safe while enjoying your time on the water.
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A baby sleeping in an infant inclined sleeper

What are the dangers of infant inclined sleepers and beds?

Over the years inclined infant sleepers have gained popularity as an alternative sleeping option for babies. However, their safety and effectiveness have been subjects of concern and debate. Now with over one hundred recorded infant deaths related to infant-inclined sleepers, parents and consumers are finally seeing the true hidden dangers of these seemingly innocent products. In this article, we'll review the history of infant-inclined sleepers, the most recalled variations, and what is being done to help protect parents and families from the dangers presented by this product.
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A young woman rides a Peloton or Peloton-like bike at home

What do I do if I was injured by a Peloton?

Peloton exercise bikes have gained immense popularity as a home fitness solution, offering interactive and engaging workouts. However, as with any exercise equipment, accidents can happen. If you have been injured while using a Peloton, it's essential to prioritize your health and take appropriate actions to ensure a smooth recovery and protect your legal rights. In this article, we'll discuss what steps to take if you find yourself injured by a Peloton.
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What is seatback failure?

While most people are aware of the risks associated with car accidents, there is a lesser-known danger that can cause severe injuries—seatback failure. As a personal injury attorney, it is my duty to shed light on this issue, explore its causes and consequences, discuss the legal implications, and provide guidance for those affected.
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A woman inspecting her helmet before taking a ride on an electric bike, or e-bike

How are electric bikes (e-bikes) dangerous?

Electric bicycles, also known as e-bikes, have gained immense popularity in recent years. With their ability to combine the ease of cycling with the assistance of an electric motor, e-bikes offer an efficient and eco-friendly mode of transportation. However, like any form of transportation, electric bicycles come with their own set of risks and potential injuries.
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A mother fastening her child into a car seat

What are the hidden dangers of car seats for children?

As parents, the top priority is ensuring the safety and well-being of your children, especially during car journeys. Car seats have become an essential tool in protecting our little ones while traveling, but it's crucial to be aware that not all car seats are created equal. In this article, we will shed light on the potential dangers associated with car seats and highlight some of the most risky options available to consumers. By understanding these risks, we can make more informed choices to keep children safe on the road.
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What are the most dangerous consumer products that can cause injury and harm?

Consumer products make our lives more comfortable and convenient. However, not all products are safe. As consumers, we trust that the products we purchase are safe to use and won't cause harm. However, there are certain consumer products that pose significant dangers and can cause serious injuries. In this article, we'll discuss the, in no particular order, top ten most dangerous consumer products and the common injuries associated with them.
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Construction worker injured on job being assisted by co-worker on their way to file a wokers' compensation claim with a personal injury attorney

How do I know if I have a legal claim?

If you think you may have been wronged by someone, you may be wondering if you have a legal claim. The answer to this question is not always clear, and it can depend on a variety of factors. However, there are some key things to consider that can help you determine whether you have a legal claim. In this brief article we'll go over the basics you should consider while determining whether or not you have legal claim after you have been wronged.
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How do I file a lawsuit?

Filing a lawsuit can be a complex and daunting process, but it's essential to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Whether you're seeking compensation for damages or trying to resolve a dispute, following the proper steps is crucial for a successful outcome. In this article, we'll provide a step-by-step guide on how to file a lawsuit, including tips for a smooth and stress-free process.
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Product Recalls

With a focus on product liability and representing victims that have suffered personal injuries caused by dangerous and defective products, the team at Schiffman Firm provides information and news on notable product recalls issued by the CPSC - Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Recalled Yoto Mini
Product Recall Alert
Recall Date: April 11, 2024

Yoto Mini Speakers Recalled

The speaker’s lithium-ion battery can overheat and catch fire, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.
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Recalled Fischer RC4 60 Junior Ski Boots - Snow
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Recall Date: April 11, 2024

Fischer RC4 Junior Ski Boots Recalled

The ski boot cuff can rotate, causing the lock mechanism to malfunction, posing a fall hazard and risk of injury to the consumer.
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Recalled BRS liquid fuel bottles - front
Product Recall Alert
Recall Date: April 11, 2024

BRS Liquid Fuel Bottles Recalled

The portable fuel bottles do not meet the child-resistant requirements for closures under the Children's Gasoline Burn Prevention Act (CGBPA). The closure for the products is not child-resistant, posing a risk of burn and poisoning to children.
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Recalled Touchat Large Fuzzy Area Rug
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Recall Date: April 11, 2024

Touchat Area Rugs Recalled

The recalled area rugs violate the mandatory federal flammability regulations for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard.
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