Product Liability Claims
Defective or Dangerous Products
If you have been injured by a consumer product, you may have a product liability claim. To pursue a product liability claim, the defective condition must have caused your injury; in other words, if the defective condition did not exist, the injury would not have occurred. A product is defective, or unreasonably dangerous, when it poses a danger for causing physical harm in excess of what would be expected by the ordinary user. A defective product may be one which you purchased for your personal use, one that was supplied to you by someone else or one that you use at work.
How This Works
A careful case review will be performed by your lawyer to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your case. Then the conclusions of this review are presented to you in a thorough, understandable manner.
For more details: Litigation Process.
Typically a dangerous product is manufactured as intended but has an inherent flaw in the design. The 1961 Corvair car, made famous by Ralph Nader’s book “Unsafe at Any Speed, is the classic example. Often industry standards and regulations are ignored in the design phase and result in a dangerous product. A defective product results from faulty manufacturing which produces a below-quality product. Sub-quality materials may be used, or tolerances ignored by quality control.
verdict against Ford
for injured worker