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Product Liability Claims

A particular region of law where manufacturers, retailers or wholesalers of any specific product are taken into account for damage or injuries caused by the unsafe product, is referred as Product Liability. Virtually every type of product comes under law of product liability such as drugs, food, cars, appliances, medical devices, toys, medical implants, gases, tobacco, written documents, maps, commercial jets, real estate and everything.

It is obligatory for all product manufacturers to produce or create safe commodities for their customers to use.  It is their duty to make their consumers well aware regarding whichever potential problems associated to the products come up such as product recalls, product defects. The defects or deficiencies, on account of which the product manufacturers as well as distributors are held liable, are as following;

  • Design defects of any product in which the imperfection is inherent and is there in the product prior the product is assembled.
  • Manufacturing defects in a product and products’ improper construction that take place at the time of its manufacturing.
  • Marketing defect involved in any product which mat be a result of distributor’s negligence for not providing proper warnings and instructions about the potential dangers of consuming that particular product. 

Asking for Product liability claims is chiefly included following things;

  • Car-seat Malfunction
  • Tire blow-out
  • Drug recall
  • Substandard medical equipment or medical device
  • Unsafe construction tools and or faulty equipment
  • Mislabelled food supplements
  • Toxic substances

Defective, dangerous and unsafe products are the main causes of thousands of severe injuries occurred annually including burns, head injury, broken bones, brain trauma, spine injuries and moreover wrongful death, for which a victim can claim product liability compensation. If anyone has injured or hurt as a consequence of any dangerous or unsafe product, right regarding well-being of the person is utmost important.

To help people out in such cases, it is suggested to hire skilled and competent lawyer who can effectively handle the case of product liability. An experienced liability attorney or lawyer fights for the victims by representing their case for the product liability claim and other faulty product cases, so as to attain verdicts and large settlements. The lawyers fight for the case to ensure that the full compensation for the injuries and losses must received by the clients. However, product liability claims, are generally complicated to prove inside the court and necessitates deep understanding concerning rules and law.

Food Poisoning
Mr W was involved in a food poisoning incident at a Dinner Dance. Cooks obtained an admission of liability swiftly from the hosts. Mr W’s symptoms did not settle, he required surgery and Cooks referred him to a Gastrointestinal Consultant to provide a final diagnosis. On receipt of this Mr W agreed an out of Court settlement of £20,000.00
"At first the Doctors didn’t know what was wrong with me, but Cooks never gave up and in the end I received a correct diagnosis, the appropriate treatment and a cheque for far more than I had expected."
Mr W of Kent