Virginia: Product Liability – a Lawyer’s Energy

Virginia: Product Liability – a Lawyer’s Energy

“DANGEROUS DRINKS” is another feature article in AAJ’s Trial magazine in March, 2013. It exposes wrongful deaths and personal injuries caused by popular “energy drinks”. Id. at 28-34.

“Energy drink warning labels lack the specificity that would allow consumers to make an informed choice whether to purchase the product,” id. at 30; making for failure-to-warn claims, a special case of product liability. “The strongest liability cases are those involving teenagers and young adults who consumed energy drinks with no presence of alcohol or drugs and who suffered a cardiac event or stroke with several hours of consumption,” id. at 32; and those “with undiagnosed [cardiac[ conditions may be partially vulnerable to serious injuries after consumption”. Id. at 31.

Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ for over two decades. He regularly handles cases of wrongful death, and has several types pending.

THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR REQUIRES ALL LAWYERS TO POST THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS ON ALL CASE-RELATED POSTS. MR. WATERMAN’S CASE RESULTS AND CLIENT TESTIMONIALS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. THEY DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE BY HIM.