Connecticut residents love their gadgets, from ATVs to multicookers, electric blankets and smartphones. If the design of your favorite new tech product is defective, it can cause severe or even fatal injuries. At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., we have experience representing consumers injured as a result of a defect or dangerous products.
Some hospitals have pulled the plug on this legal and ethical dilemma.
Energy drinks have replaced soda in the marketplace and sales rose 17% last year. Energy drinks are becoming more and more popular in Connecticut and nationwide; however, they have also been under scrutiny since being linked to an increased risk of heart-attack. Monster Energy Drink, known for its high doses of caffeine has been cited in 5 deaths and 1 non-fatal heart attack according to recent reports.