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Ellume Covid-19 Tests Recalled Due To False Positives

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

There has been yet another twist in the Covid-19 story, as Ellume Covid-19 tests have been recalled in Texas. The recall has been expanded to many states across the nation, with more than 2 million take-home kits being sent back. The reason is simple: these tests are apparently unreliable and have a tendency to… Read More »


How Johnson & Johnson Is Using Texas Law To Avoid Liability

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

When formulating a defense strategy, it’s always a good idea to keep local laws in mind. One of the most amazing things about the United States is the independence and freedom each state has when it comes to creating its own laws. This can prove to be a bit confusing for transnational, mega-corporations such… Read More »


Onewheel Companies Are Facing Numerous Lawsuits

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

If you’ve been walking around West Texas recently, you’ve probably seen a few people riding so-called “Onewheels.” As the name implies, these are futuristic, skateboard-like devices with a single wheel. The rider appears to float while balancing on the single wheel, and these products have proven quite popular among people of all ages. However,… Read More »


Can Pet Food Companies Be Sued In Texas For Injuries To Animals?

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Pet food is a major industry in Texas. Numerous pet food companies are headquartered in the Lone Star State, and many others operate manufacturing facilities here. More people own pets than ever before, and the pet industry as a whole is one of the fastest-growing on the planet. However, pet food companies should be… Read More »


3M’s Military Earplug Lawsuit Explained

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

One of the biggest product liability lawsuits we’ve seen in recent years is 3M’s class-action lawsuit over defective military earplugs. Hundreds of thousands of veterans have taken legal action against 3M for these earplugs, which plaintiffs claim were defective. After a long and rocky road, the first official trial began in 2021. This allowed… Read More »


What New Amazon Lawsuits Mean For Your E-Commerce Business In Texas

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

New lawsuits surrounding tech giant Amazon have certainly changed the way we look at product liability law. Previously, the e-commerce titan seemed completely untouchable. Even when products sold by Amazon caused serious injuries and problems for customers, Amazon was able to defend itself effectively against virtually any lawsuit it faced. Today, things are starting… Read More »


Amazon Protected By Top Texas Court: What It Means For E-Commerce Businesses

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Over the past few years, one of the biggest stories in the world of product liability lawsuits has involved Amazon. The question is simple: is Amazon liable for the safety of the products sold on its platform, even though they are produced by third-party manufacturers? In some states, such as California, courts have surprisingly… Read More »


The Famous “State Of The Art” Defense: How Does It Work In Texas Product Liability?

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

If your company is facing a product liability lawsuit, you may not be familiar with the wide-ranging lexicon of legal terminology. After all, it’s your lawyer’s job to understand this confusing terminology, not yours. However, it might be worth gaining an understanding of one particular legal term known as “state of the art.” This… Read More »


Minimizing The Legal Impact Of A Product Recall In South Texas

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Product recalls are a regular occurrence for many product-based corporations in Texas. In late 2020, a Texas A&M diagnostic lab detected aflatoxin contamination in pet food sold by Midwestern Pet Foods. This resulted in a widespread product recall. In 2021, it was announced that Trident Seafoods had issued a voluntary recall in Texas for… Read More »


The Most Effective Defenses For Product Liability Lawsuits

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

In West Texas, there are plenty of hardworking entrepreneurs who are creating incredible products for people around the world. Unfortunately, there will always be a few customers who manage to somehow injure themselves while using these products. Even the most innocuous and harmless items often become the basis for product liability claims. If you… Read More »

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