Defective Products & Product Liability
A “product” is a consumer item, typically some type of machine, that you use, and would include things such as motorcycles, ladders, lamps, hair dryers, lawn mowers, machinery, televisions, and bicycles. A product defect claim can be filed when the product in question was unreasonably dangerous when put to a reasonably anticipated use by a consumer. Products can be defective because they were defectively manufactured or defectively designed without adequate safety features. In addition, the lack of warnings can make a product defective.
Types of Cases
Manufacturers and distributers have a responsibility to take all necessary precautions to protect the public from injury and illness, and this duty includes properly testing their products to ensure they are safe. When their negligence leads to harm of a consumer, every company in the chain of commerce, from manufacturer to wholesaler to distributer to retailer can be held liable for a product that is defective or unreasonably dangerous. There are a variety of circumstances that can lead to a product liability claim, including:
- Defective products
- Recalled products
- Defective tires
- Recalled medical devices and implants
- Defective toys and children’s items
Strong Legal Help for Victims
Your safety as a consumer is of the utmost importance, but a defective or malfunctioning product that leads to injury can cause physical and emotional distress as well as lead to serious financial burdens to victims. Product liability law can protect your rights, and requires that manufacturers, distributors and retailers of consumer products be held liable for any injuries that those unreasonably dangerous products may cause. In many cases, defective products lead to class action lawsuits, as numerous victims seek justice for their pain and losses.
Protecting your rights is crucial, and the best way to proceed successfully in a product liability case is to find knowledgeable and experienced legal help. Our attorneys at the Medler Law Firm have over 50 years of experience in complex personal injury cases, and we are available to assist you any day of the week. Our firm is committed to providing you with the exceptional representation you need, and we will work tirelessly to pursue the settlement you deserve.
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