It is generally understood that when you buy something, it is going to work. That is not an unrealistic expectation. It is also reasonable to assume that the product you have just purchased is not going to cause harm to you or someone that you love. That does not seem too much to ask from a product that you have chosen to purchase with your hard-earned dollars.
Unfortunately, even with all the procedures and practices in place, not all products on the market today are safe for consumers. Though it is not right, it is not unusual for corporations to put manufacturing and sales above consumer protection. That is why it is necessary to have good product liability attorneys.
No product is perfect. Sometimes product fail. When you have a product that has malfunctioned or broken in some way and it results in an injury, you have every right to pursue proper compensation. Medical expenses and lost of wages are just a small part of it. The foundation of the country’s economy relies on safe products that consumers will buy. If products are not safe, people will stop buying and then manufacturing takes a hit as well. As consumers, we need to hold corporations accountable for the products they build and sell.
Defective product examples encountered by the attorneys of Action Legal Group include:
No matter what it may be, any product can malfunction and when it does, sometimes injuries occur. We have all seen the news reports on recalls though and there is a list of items that have a larger failure rate than others.
Our personal injury attorneys have represented clients who have suffered injuries due to:
- Birth control devices and medications
- Hip replacement devices
- Vaginal Mesh
- Dietary supplements
- da Vinci Robotic Surgery devices
- Toys made from dangerous materials
- Flammable toys
- Toys with sharp pieces or edges
- Toys that pose a shock hazard
- Toys that present a choking hazard
- Air bags
- Automobile ignition switches
- Automobile wiring
This is not a complete list. Though these items have the higher failure rates, there are many other products on the market that can cause injury. If you have been injured by any sort of defective product or service, even if it is not on the list above, do not hesitate to contact us.
The personal injury attorneys at Action Legal Group recommend you take the next steps after an injury caused by a defective product:
Products fail every day and it can be for any reason. From product packaging to design to manufacturing issue, it can be any number of reasons. The reasons behind the failure may not mean much to you at the time of injury, but they are necessary to the liability process.
If you have been injured by a defective product, the first thing you might want to do is throw the product away. You may even want to destroy it. However, this is the opposite of what you need to do. It’s imperative that you gather the packaging and every piece of the product that you can find. Anything you have, including your purchase history (receipts, warrantees, etc) will help the investigation.
Contacting an attorney as soon as possible after your injury will also help. Do not hesitate to get in touch right away. The earlier in the process that you can bring in an attorney, the easier the investigation and all subsequent actions will be.
If you believe you have been injured by a defective product, please call the product liability attorneys from the Action Legal Group for a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation. We will listen to your story and advise you how to proceed. Any information you give us will not be shared with law enforcement officials. Please call the Action Legal Group today to speak to a civil rights lawyer who has experience as a police brutality lawyer.