Fact: hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens are injured when using defective products every year, and thousands of deaths are reported each year.
In legalese, what product liability means is basically determining who is responsible for defective and dangerous product, and who can be held liable for injuries and damages sustained when using these defective products.
Under California product liability laws, consumers are entitled to compensation as long as they can prove that the product that caused injuries was used in a reasonably foreseeable way and it was defective before it left the possession of the parties in the distributor chain.
When filing a claim with the help of a Los Angeles product liability lawyer, who will assess the full value of your injuries and damages, you can sue multiple parties responsible for manufacturing and selling the defective product.
The following parties in the manufacturing and distributor chain can be named as defendants in a claim when the product doesn’t meet the ordinary expectations required by California product liability laws:
In order to seek damages for your injuries, you must prove that the product was defective or faulty before you bought it. Meaning: your attorney will have to establish the chain of events and find evidence that the product was unsafe or dangerous when it left the possession of the manufacturer or seller.
You must also present medical evaluations proving that your injuries were sustained as a result of using the defective product in question.
Our best product liability attorneys in Los Angeles County at Compass Law Group, PC have outlined a step-by-step guide on how to file a product liability complaint:
Consult our lawyers at Compass Law Group, PC to find out more about product liability. You deserve to collect both economic and non-economic damages for your injuries, damages, lost wages, lost capability (or disability), medical bills, pain and suffering, and other.
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