Consumers buy goods with the expectation that these products are manufactured with the manufacturer’s approved standards and that the products will be used for the intended purpose. However, in some instances, these products fail to function the way they are expected to function. Consumers are sometimes even injured or killed while using these products.
For example, seat belts fail to function correctly, household products may cause injuries, toys cause personal and property damage, and medical equipment can be dangerous enough to cause deaths. In some cases, the manufacturer knows about the defect and fails to warn the public of the injuries that may be potentially caused by the product or fails to recall the product when it is necessary. These are all instances of defective products.
The area of law that deals with these cases is “Products Liability”. The purpose for a products liability lawyer is to help the injured parties seek compensation for the damages caused by the defective products. The injured parties should not bear the costs and all the burdens that go with the defective product when the manufacturer’s negligent practice in ensuring the quality and safety of the product is the root cause of these mishaps. This is why a consumer is entitled to seek for compensation for medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering from the manufacturer or marketer.
Filing a defective products lawsuit can be complicated and you will need an experienced lawyer with proven success in winning the cases.
- First, the attorney will help you gather the required evidence and keep out the evidence harmful to your care.
- Second, the defective product lawyer will talk to the helpful witnesses to gather information from them and possibly get them to testify in your favor in court if it is required.
- And most importantly, the attorney will help get you the amount of money that you deserve to help cover all your expenses and make the healing process a little bit easier for you. If they cannot get you the amount through settlements, they will go to trial to get you that money.
d’Oliveira & Associates deals with cases involving injuries or side effects caused by dangerous drugs and defective products. Its website provides useful information to individuals who have used defective products. The defective products legal team will help and assist you in every step of the way. Visit our website at dmlaw.com, and find out if you or a loved one exhibits any of the symptoms or defects linked to any defective products. You may also contact any of our offices at 1-800-992-6878 to consult with a competent defective product lawyer.