Product Liability Links

Links relating to products liability claims

Defective Product Liability

Government Websites

Consumer Action Website
This site includes a listing of state, city and local consumer protection offices to assist individuals in filing complaints about products or services in the appropriate agency.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Consumer Product Safety- including a database of recalled products by type, description, manufacturer or month and year of recall. Forms are also provided for reporting product-related injuries to the CPSC, as well as research reports and publications.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Select “Information for Consumers” on the right side of the page to gain access to topics related to many drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and other products. Forms are also provided for reporting drug reactions, food-borne illnesses, etc.

U.S. Food Safety Inspection Service
This is a branch of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture dedicated to information on food product recalls, federal food recall cases, and forms for reporting food product complaints.

Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory
The University of Nebraska tests tractors manufactured in the U.S. Test results dating back to 1999 are available for free- some older test results and more complete documents can also be obtained for a fee.

U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA provides information on defective cars, trucks, other vehicles and vehicle components, including tires, car seats, and recall items. The searchable database of consumer complaints goes back to 1995. Information for filing a complaint is also provided.
A “one-stop” shop for U.S. governmental recall information.

Private Websites

Center for Auto Safety
Vehicle and vehicle component safety information- Cars, trucks, buses and other vehicles. Recalls, investigations, lawsuits and action alerts.

Eli Lilly Clinical Trial Registry
Summaries of Eli Lilly clinical trials and a glossary of clinical trial terminology.

GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Trial Register
Clinical trial drug studies for Glaxo Wellcome, SmithKlineBeecham and others.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The insurance industry supported organization tests vehicles and posts results online. Searchable by make and model. Website is searchable by topic.

American Society for Testing and Materials
Technical information about materials standards, products, systems and services and worldwide standards for compliance.

American National Standards Institute
Information about materials standards, products, systems and services- and voluntary standards for compliance in the U.S.