Defective Products Litigation and Claims!
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, defective products cause thousands of serious injuries and deaths to consumers. “Product liability” is a legal theory in which a consumer may recover for damages for injury to persons or property caused by a defective product. A product may be “defective” in a number of ways:.
- A product may be made poorly.
- A product may function perfectly for its purpose, but be designed in such a way that an injury occurs if it is used normally.
- A product may be safe if used carefully, but it may be considered defective if the manufacturer has failed to supply information on how to use it, or warnings about the consequences of certain kinds of use.
- A product may also be defective if there is a misrepresentation concerning the product, resulting in injury.
A consumer may invoke a product liability lawsuit against any person, or entity, that participated in making or marketing a defective product or an entity that put such product into the stream of commerce. This may include, for instance, a manufacturer, distributor, and a retailer of a product.
The Gallese Law Offices has the extensive experience and knowledge to aggressively and independently investigate the cause of an accident caused by a defective product. Our office capitalizes on the insight and expertise of the best known legal experts in the industry. Whether by trial or settlement, the firm has obtained outstanding results in various different types of product cases.
For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for Defective Products or you can use our online case form for Other Types and one of our professional legal staff members will respond with a preliminary case evaluation.
Our firm handles defective products claims for clients in the state of Florida and on the Treasure Coast. Please contact the Gallese Law Stuart Florida law office at 772-220-2088.
Product liability is the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are held responsible for the injuries those products cause. Although the word “product” has broad connotations, product liability as an area of law is traditionally limited to products in the form of tangible personal property.
In the United States, the claims most commonly associated with product liability are negligence, strict liability, breach of warranty, and various consumer protection claims. The majority of product liability laws are determined at the state level and vary widely from state to state. Each type of product liability claim requires different elements to be proven to present a successful claim.