What does the term product liability mean?
[If a product manufacturer does not produce and inspect and therefore sends out into the public domain a defected product, the manufacture is liable for the injuries and damages caused by the defective product.]
If I am injured or a loved one is killed by a defective product, against whom can I make a claim?
What must be proven in a product liability case?
Isn't it hard to take on a product manufacturer in a legal case?
If the product manufacturers spend so much money defending cases, how does a plaintiff ever win?
What if the products contained a disclaimer? Does the manufacturer still have a duty to warn?
It is well established that a product manufacturer has a duty to warn and instruct in the proper use of its product at the time the product leaves the manufacturer. In situations were the product manufacturer is receiving information about failures of its product in the field there can arise an additional obligation to warn and instruct: This is called a post sale duty to warn. It may include an obligation to retrofit and/or recall the product before additional injuries and deaths occur.
What if the product that injured me is old?
What damages can I recover in a defective product case?
When is a manufacturer liable for injury caused by a defective product?
Do I need to retain an attorney and how soon?
The attorneys at Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. have experience representing victims of dangerous and defective product accidents. We understand the trauma and life-changing effects that serious injuries can have on both the victim and victim's family. It is important to know your legal rights if you, or someone you care about, have been the victim of a dangerous or defective product accident.
For over 35 years, Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. has represented more than 35,000 people who have been injured in all types of accidents including those who have been injured in product liability accidents. In addition our legal team has answered over 300,000 injury-related legal questions. When an injury from a product liability accident occurs and legal help is needed, experience counts.