If you've been injured by a defective product, you may be able to sue the product's manufacturer in a personal injury lawsuit and receive compensation for your injuries. A products liability attorney or personal injury lawyer can help guide you through the process.
Products liability is the legal term used to describe the fact that product manufacturers are expected to distribute products that are safe and operate as intended. If a manufacturer intentionally or inadvertently allows customers to buy a defective product--particularly one that is unsafe and has the potential to cause injury or death--then the manufacturer is must compensate victims.
Product defects are a concern for all manufacturer and are typically covered in the product warranty. But if a part is dangerous and fails, then ensuing injuries are subject to fair compensation from the manufacturer or seller of that part. Some typical product defects, which are often the subject of product recalls, include:
Personal injury is the legal term used to describe a situation where someone is injured or killed as a result of another person or company's negligence. Personal injury lawsuits can result from auto accidents, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall accidents and defective products.
If your products liability personal injury lawsuit is successful, you may receive money to pay for:
If you've been injured by a defective product, contact a products liability lawyer as soon as possible. There are time limits to file a products liability lawsuit or personal injury lawsuit, so don't delay.