Product Liability FAQs
Product liability claims arise when a defective product causes an injury to a consumer. A consumer can file a product liability claim if a product is defective due to design, manufacturing process, or labeling and that defect directly leads to an injury that costs the consumer damages in the form of lost income, medical bills, property damage, or other expenses.How do I know if I have a product liability claim?
If you have been injured, it is sometimes difficult to tell whether a product is defective and has caused your injury. If you were using a product at the time of the injury and the product may have contributed to your injury, it is a good idea to speak with a personal injury attorney to determine whether you have a claim. A personal injury attorney in Miami or your South Florida community can tell you fairly quickly whether you have a claim, can help you understand the strength of your claim, and can even help you understand the likely total costs of your injuries and the possible compensation you may qualify for.Why should I pursue a products liability claim?
There many reasons to pursue a products liability claim in Miami or your South Florida community. If you have sustained a personal injury in Miami or your South Florida community due to a defective product, you may have sustained serious injuries, including eye injuries, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, Burns, fractures, and other serious injuries. In addition to the medical costs of these injuries, you may also lose income or sustain property damage due to the defective product. If you do not pursue a products liability claim, you may have to pay for the costs of your injuries out-of-pocket. Pursuing a legal claim can help you get compensation that can help you get adequate medical care and can help you alleviate some of the financial distress of sustaining a serious injury. Pursuing a legal claim also puts pressure on negligent manufacturers, retailers, and others who allow unsafe products into the market. Pursuing a legal claim can also force companies to make important safety changes that can help prevent future injuries.How can I find a personal injury attorney who can handle my claim?
Look for a personal injury attorney in Miami or your South Florida community who is familiar with product liability claims. Charles Flaxman of the Flaxman Law Group legal team, for example, has handled thousands of personal injury and product liability cases over his 25 years as a personal injury attorney. He has also worked as an insurance adjuster for 10 years before becoming a personal injury attorney, so he understands the insurance process from both sides of the courtroom. The Flaxman Law Group legal team offers free, no obligation consultations to all new clients, so you risk nothing by contacting the law firm and finding out more about your rights.What kind of products and injuries can be covered under product liability legal claim?
Just about every product and injury is covered by a product liability claim. You can file this claim if you've been injured by an appliance, car, beauty product, safety device, power tool, or any other product. You can file a claim if you have sustained an eye injury, burn, facial injury, or any other type of injury. If your injury was caused by defective product and that injury resulted in loss of income, medical costs or other expenses, you may be eligible. Contact the Flaxman Law Group legal team today to find out more.