If you use a defective product and are seriously injured, California laws allow you to pursue financial compensation. You may be able to hold accountable any party whose actions contributed to getting the product on the market, including the product's manufacturer, distributor or retailer. However, you have to be able to prove that the party was at fault.
Three executives from Olympus Corp. repeatedly refused to answer questions during depositions in Tokyo on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. in regards to the company's role in superbug outbreaks. But according to accusations in civil cases and in a federal investigation, Susumu Nishina told the U.S.-based managers of the company in 2013 not to issue warnings to hospitals and doctors despite early reports of scope-related infections from U.S., French and Dutch hospitals.
Earlier this week, we wrote about a tragic accident in Roseville, California, last month in which a vehicle that was in park rolled over the driver as she was unloading something out of the back seat.