Unsafe Products

10 Worst Children’s Toys in 2018

For the past 40 years, World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) has researched and compiled a list that included the cute ones, the cuddly ones, and the ones with obvious deadly traps. With the holiday buying season in full swing, please avoid these toys and watch for others with the same hazards. A Child […]

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Defective Automobile Tire: Wrongful Death

Don Corson represented an Oregon widow and her four children in a $1.87 million federal wrongful death case. The jury returned a unanimous verdict against the manufacturer of a defective tire that exploded, causing a fatal collision. Prosecution of the case involved extensive investigation, working with law enforcement agencies, mechanical engineers, experts in tire design, […]

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Unsafe Product Causes Climber Accident

Don Corson of the Corson & Johnson Law Firm of Eugene, Oregon represented Bradford Deluca, a young man who was injured while rock climbing at a camp that provided high school seniors a safe and fun graduation night experience.

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Farm Equipment Accident: Tractor Defect Causes Brain Injury

A 19-year-old employee of a Lane County grass seed farm was part of a team bringing in the grass seed crop, using specialized tractors that cut the grass and pushed it through augers to form windrows. A co-worker, whose machine became jammed, had placed an unplugging wrench on the machine before the 19 year old was sent over to help get that tractor running again.

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Defective Generic Pharmaceutical Medication

Too often, a prescription medication is made into a generic version without updating information about adverse reactions. We represented a teenager who had a severe, life-threatening adverse reaction to a generic broad-spectrum antibiotic, minocycline, which had been prescribed for her acne. The manufacturer of the generic drug knew of problems with the medication that were […]

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