Every day, Americans buy countless consumer products to improve their health, safety, and welfare trusting that the items they purchase are safe for their families. When a consumer product injures or kills someone because of a flaw in the design the manufacturing process, the results can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, many household consumer products have hidden dangers, which can cause serious personal injury or even death. The types of dangerous and defective products that can result in serious personal injury and death often affect the most vulnerable in our society: children and the elderly. Some of the most common dangerous and defective products include children’s products, automobiles, and FDA-approved prescription drugs and medical devices.