Manufacturers and store owners have a responsibility to consumers. They must ensure that the products they sell are neither defective nor inherently dangerous. If a dangerous or defective product injures a consumer, the manufacturer (and sometimes the designer, distributor, wholesaler, or retailer) is considered legally liable for product liability, as long as the consumer was using the product as it was meant to be used at the time of injury. Whether the product is a hairdryer or an automobile tire, manufacturers must make sure that products are designed and made safely, that quality control systems prevent defective products from entering the market, and that adequate directions and warning labels are available to protect consumers.
If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt due to a defective product, contact the personal injury lawyers at Percy Law Group, PC, for a free consultation about your case.
We protect the rights of those injured by defective products and hold those responsible accountable. We stay focused on your case, your needs, and your results all the while fighting to protect your right to recover full, fair and complete compensation. That is our promise to you.We handle all types of defective product cases, including:
Having an experienced product liability lawyer ensures your case is properly evaluated and your claim against the responsible parties is fully and aggressively pursued.
Contact us as soon as possible after your accident so that our experienced lawyers can investigate promptly. We can visit victims at their home or hospital in a free consultation, including evenings and weekends. We take defective product cases on a contingency fee — you pay no attorney fees unless we are successful in obtaining compensation. We investigate the incident reviewing police records and other information. We utilize all means necessary to obtain maximum compensation for your injuries. We offer compassion and support while aggressively pursuing justice. Call us toll free at 508.718.2545.
Product liability resulting from automotive defects can cause accidents or decrease a vehicle's crashworthiness. Crashworthiness refers to a vehicle's ability to protect drivers and passengers during an accident. Vehicles may not be crashworthy due to manufacturing defects or design defects. An example of product liability would be a defective air bag that does not fully inflate. A defective air bag can cause serious injury and possibly cost lives. Defective seat belts also fall into this category. A seat belt restraint that does not function correctly can also cause serious injuries.
These products are supposed to help ensure safety to the passenger. If there is a defect due to the manufacturer, victims who suffer injury may have a product liability case and should contact an attorney. Other automotive defects such as bad brakes or defective tires may also make a crash more likely to happen in the first place. Vehicle manufacturers can be held responsible for product liability because they are responsible for the safety of their cars, trucks and SUVs whether they are aware of automotive defects or not.
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