Whether in a car accident, a contact sport, or in everyday life, any blow to the head is cause for concern. Even if a victim does not lose consciousness or show immediate symptoms, he or she may still need immediate medical attention to assess any damage, and may require months of treatment to deal with a mild brain injury.
When residents of Kentucky like you get involved in a car crash, there can be many different contributing factors. One factor that can be overlooked is the possibility that faulty auto parts were involved. At the Law Office of Richard Hay, we carefully examine all angles of what may or may not cause an accident, including defective parts from the auto manufacturer.
Michigan food producer Kent Quality Foods issued a recall for a significant amount of hot dog and sausage products recently, over concerns surrounding misbranding and a potential allergen that is not properly documented on the packaging. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, the products contain soy, which is a known allergen to many.
If you are a Kentucky consumer injured by a defective product, you may not realize that you have the right to file a lawsuit against the product’s manufacturer, assembler, wholesaler and retailer to recover the cost of your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. As FindLaw explains, a defective product is one that does not meet the ordinary expectations of the consumers who buy and/or use it.
If you recently picked up some fresh microgreens at the grocery store, you may want to check the "best by" date closely. A microgreens producer in Canada recently issued a recall on produce possibly carrying potentially lethal bacteria.
At the Law Office of Richard Hay in Kentucky, we know that if you crash into a large truck or it crashes into you, you and your passengers likely will suffer more injuries than the truck driver. In addition, the extent and severity of your injuries likely will be greater.