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Walsh, Knippen & Cetina Leading the Fight Against WanaBana

Pouches related to WanaBana Lawsuit concerning high lead levels

The attorneys at Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered are representing a family whose minor daughter was severely injured due to unsafe lead levels in WanaBana food.  After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration initiated an ongoing investigation, WanaBana voluntarily recalled multiple products, including its apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches, Schnucks applesauce pouches with cinnamon, and Weis cinnamon applesauce, due to dangerously high lead levels.  The investigation revealed WanaBana’s products contain lead levels over 2,000 times higher than recommended safety limits.  Ingesting even small amounts of lead can cause severe health …
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Can I Get Punitive Damages In My Case?

  Punitive damages are a special category of damages.  They are designed to punish bad conduct and deter similar conduct by others in cases where the Defendant’s actions are particularly outrageous.  They are outside of the usual scope of damages in injury cases, which are intended to compensate the injured person for their harms and losses. Whether or not your case could involve punitive damages depends on what type of case you have and the specific facts of your case.  In some situations, punitive damages are not available under any …
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Kia to Recall Thousands of Vehicles After Reports of Engine Fires

Vehicles go through multiple safety tests and crash simulations to make sure that they are safe for consumers to drive. The scary thing is, your vehicle could be a danger to you, not by failing to protect you from impacts in a collision, but because of the internal components in the vehicle itself. Recently, Kia Motors has issued recalls for around 68,000 motor vehicles because of reports that hundreds of those vehicles have caught fire. Company Voluntarily Recalls Vehicles for Inspection Despite Government Shutdown Kia Motors issued a recall plan …
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Product Liability Lawsuits: The Basics

As consumers, we put our trust in manufacturing, distribution, and retail companies every day without even thinking about it. We assume the products that we and our children use are safe and will not cause harm. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Every year, thousands of products must be recalled because they have some type of defect or flaw which has the potential to cause harm. Even though companies often issue recalls, this does not prevent people from being injured in accidents involving defective products. If you or your …
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