Manufacturers have an obligation to make sure their products work safely when used as directed. Unfortunately, many defective products still make it to market in spite of this legal obligation. If you’ve been injured by a defective product, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. Here are 5 important things you should know as you research your rights after being injured by a defective product.
Defective product cases are governed by product liability law, which holds negligent manufacturers accountable when individuals are injured using their products. In order to have a valid product liability case, you must have been using the product as instructed at the time you suffered your injury. If there are any dangers associated with using this product, the manufacturer must also have provided proper warnings regarding these hazards.
Depending on the specifics of your case, you may be entitled to recover damages for:
Our attorneys can help you determine whether you have a case during a complimentary consultation.
Depending on the type of product you were using, there are a wide range of injuries you can potentially suffer. Often, these injuries are very serious. Common injuries caused by defective products include:
Just about any type of consumer product can result in injuries which give rise to a valid product liability claim. Our lawyers have assisted individuals who have been injured by product defects involving:
There are several different ways a product may be defective:
Any of these defect types can result in a valid product liability claim if you suffered an injury that was directly caused by the defect.
Depending on the type of defect and the specifics of your injuries, one or more of the following parties may potentially be held liable for damages in your product liability case:
Our attorneys will carefully investigate your case in order to ensure all negligent parties are held liable for your damages.
If you’ve been injured by a defective product, please contact The Jensen Phelan Law Firm using the form on this page or call 928-778-2660 today to schedule a complimentary case evaluation. We serve clients in Prescott, Cottonwood and the surrounding areas of Northern Arizona.