Injuries are part of the human condition. No matter how careful we are, it is inevitable, but sometimes an injury occurs that could have been avoided if someone else had simply acted more responsibly.

When you are injured due to someone else’s negligence, the physical pain is often accompanied by anger at the unfairness of it all. However, if you get in touch with the right legal advisor, you may be able to recoup your financial losses. Depending on the situation, you may even be able to receive compensation for the emotional suffering you’ve experienced.

If you or a loved one have been injured while using a defective product, know that you don’t have to deal with it alone. If you aren’t sure if your product liability injury case is solid, the following article should clear things up.

You Suffered an Injury or a Loss

If you have used a product for its described purpose, and it caused you physical injury, property damage, or another form of loss, you may have a case for a defective product liability injury. These injuries may vary, but if they were caused by the product, you may have grounds for a claim. 

For example, your cellphone may have overheated, leaving you with severe burns. In this case, you and your lawyer will need to prove you were injured by the cellphone’s heat. 

The Product is Defective

Almost everything you buy today comes with a label. This label often includes things like instructions (how to use the product and how NOT to use the product), in addition to allergen warnings, ingredients, and more, depending on the type of commodity.

Manufacturing errors can cause a product to become dangerous because it is assembled improperly. In these situations, you and your lawyer will focus on proving the manufacturer failed to manufacture a product that is safe to use as intended. Examples include defective brakes that fail on the road or medication contaminated during the manufacturing process. 

Design defects are problems with a commodity that produce hazards that the designer failed to properly explore. For example, if the product is dangerous by design, such as one missing basic safety features, it may have been defective before the manufacturing process. 

If you’re not sure the product that injured you was defective, talk to your lawyer about your options. They can determine whether you’re eligible for a claim. 

Finding Reliable Product Liability Representation

If you or a loved one have suffered injury or loss from using a defective product, don’t wait to seek the compensation you deserve. The financial redress you receive can help relieve stress during your recovery, and the progress you make in your case may help future generations to experience a safer world.

If you are in need of a reliable product liability attorney, look no further than Craig Swapp & Associates. With glowing testimonials and offering free consultations, our team is a top choice for injury victims. To take advantage of our At 1-800-404-9000, it will just take one call – that’s all!

Written By: Ryan Swapp     Legal Review By: Craig Swapp