Defective & unsafe product accidents occur every day as the result of normal use of common products. Thirty four million people are injured or killed as a result of product related accidents. Such injuries are the major cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 36, outnumbering deaths from cancer or heart disease. If you are injured while using a product that is defective or unsafe, you may be entitled to appropriate compensation under the law.
Product manufacturers are liable for design defects, improper safety devices and manufacturing issues that can cause harm to people.A product liability lawsuit can obtain compensation for a preventable injury or death, as well as make the manufacturer take responsibility for its defective product design.
Product liability cases can involve defective products such as:
- Auto parts such as child car seats, seat belts, airbags and more
- Household products
- Industrial machinery and equipment
- Medical devices