Spring Valley Defective Products Lawyer

As a buyer, you have rights when purchasing a product. You should not have to fear harm when using the item as intended, as it is the responsibility of companies to develop and produce safe goods.

If they fail to fulfill this duty and you suffer injuries because of a faulty product, contact a Spring Valley defective products lawyer. At LVNV Legal, our experienced attorneys can advise you on pursuing a claim for compensation from the at-fault company.

Defective Products and Product Liability

Product liability is defined as liability for damages resulting from any personal injury, death, emotional harm, consequential economic damage, or property damage. This includes damages arising out of the manufacture, design, importation, distribution, packaging, labeling, lease, or sale of a product.

Multiple parties may interact with a product before it hits the shelves of a store or retailer. If one of these parties was negligent and their actions caused your injury, they may be found liable. The product’s producer, wholesaler, and distributor are all potentially responsible parties.

Common Items in Spring Valley Product Defect Lawsuits

There are many everyday objects or devices commonly cited in defective product claims. Our experienced product liability lawyers frequently handle local cases involving:

  • Unsafe cars
  • Incorrectly constructed furniture or appliances
  • Malfunctioning medical devices
  • Unsafe food

If the injured party can show that their injuries were caused by defects in the design or manufacture of the product, the manufacturer could be held responsible. This is where the advice of a local defective products attorney can be extremely useful.

Item Defects that Result in Liability

A party injured by a defective product may have the right to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer, wholesaler, or distributor, depending on the type of defect. The two most prevalent types are design defects and manufacturing defects.

Design Flaws

A design defect is a flaw in a product’s initial blueprint that makes it inherently dangerous and puts users at risk. When determining if there is a design defect in a product, the skilled lawyers at our firm will investigate three questions:

  • Was the design of the product unreasonably dangerous before its manufacture?
  • Was it reasonable to assume that the product’s existence would put a potential consumer in danger?
  • Could the manufacturer have chosen a better design that is cost-effective and does not change the product’s intent at the time of manufacture?

Manufacturing Defects

A manufacturing defect is caused by an error in the manufacturing process. Under the strict liability theory, a manufacturer is liable for any manufacturing defects. Our skilled lawyer can investigate a defective product in Spring Valley to determine if any negligence occurred during the manufacturing process.

Compensation for Hazardous Product Injuries

Injuries caused by defective goods could warrant compensatory, extraordinary, or punitive damages. Compensatory damages aim to make the injured person whole again after the accident. Special damages compensate for any observable out-of-pocket expenses or financial losses. Any losses related to a victim’s injuries could be recovered in a product liability claim.

If a lawsuit is successful, the plaintiff may be entitled to the following types of compensation:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical costs, both present and future
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of wages

Finally, punitive damages may be appropriate in exceptional circumstances. When a manufacturer’s negligence is deemed especially detrimental, punitive damages can be awarded at the judge’s discretion. The defective product attorneys at our Spring Valley office can further explain what damages may be available in a particular case.

Call a Spring Valley Defective Products Attorney Today

You should not have to suffer financially because of the harm caused by a dangerous product. If you suspect your injuries resulted from a defective item, consult LVNV Legal about holding the company or manufacturer responsible. A Spring Valley defective products lawyer at our firm will assess your potential claim and advise on your legal options. Call today to schedule a consultation and get the help you need.

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