Designers, manufacturers, and sellers all have a legal responsibility to provide consumers with safe products that meet expectations and serve their allotted needs. As many individuals find out each year, this does not always happen and sometimes products can become dangerous to the consumers. Whether it be a design flaw, a manufacturing deficiency, or a defect occurring during the marketing of the product, if a product causes injury to a consumer the responsible party is liable for any damages caused by their product.
Parties sometimes responsible for dangerous and defective products can include the manufacturer of component parts, an assembling manufacturer, the wholesaler, and the retail store owner. Known as product liability, this area of personal injury law can be very complex because of the many parties involved in a product's creation and distribution. A personal injury attorney will be helpful in straightening out any complicated legal issues to ensure success of a claim involving product liability.
There are three types of product defects that establish liability in manufacturers and suppliers:
After being injured by using a defective product in Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, & Oxnard, most people do not know what step to take next. After all, how does one even begin to act when so many entities are involved in the creation of a product? The personal injury lawyers at our firm have experience handling cases involving product liability and can provide you with the advice and guidance you will need to take legal action against the party responsible for creating, distributing, or selling the product that caused your injuries.
Injured by using a dangerous product in Simi Valley, Oxnard, or Thousand Oaks? Contact a personal injury lawyer at The Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus today for help!