Dining Out with Food Allergies

Food allergies affect nearly fifteen million Americans and are quite common in many across the nation. According to the Food Allergy Research and Education coalition (FARE), a food allergy can be defined as a medical condition in which exposure to a food triggers a harmful immune response. The immune response called an allergic reaction occurs because the immune system attacks proteins in the food that are normally harmless. The proteins that trigger the reaction are called allergens. The eight most common food allergens include: Continue reading “Dining Out with Food Allergies”

Product Liability Lawsuit Against Arizona Beverage

People are injured and even killed by unsafe products every day, causing tens of millions in losses and damage every year. Flawed manufacturing, faulty and/or poorly designed products, and packaging malfunctions, among others, contribute to lawsuits filed under the premises of product liability. According to the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law, product liability refers to the liability of any or all parties along the manufacturing chain of any product for damage caused by that product. This includes the manufacturer of component parts, which is at the top of the chain, or an assembling manufacturer, the wholesaler, and the retail store owner, which are at the bottom of the chain. Continue reading “Product Liability Lawsuit Against Arizona Beverage”