Who can be held responsible for defective product injuries?
January 18th, 2018|
Determining who can be held responsible for your defective product injury depends on the type of defect that injured you.
- Design Defects
Design defects occur when the design of a product itself—rather than the materials or craftsmanship—creates an injury risk. Examples of design defects include:
- Manufacturing Defects
Manufacturing companies may be held accountable when substandard materials or poor quality control put patients or consumers at risk. Examples of manufacturing defects include:
- Defibrillator lead wires prone to insulation failures
- Defective pain patches that can cause fatal overdoses
- Failure to Warn
Companies have a duty to warn the people who use their products of potential safety hazards with clear, easy-to-read instructions and warning labels. Examples of failure to warn can include:
If a product has injured you, our product liability attorneys want to help determine the parties responsible and hold them accountable for their negligence.