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Products used by consumers as intended that are unreasonably dangerous are labeled as defective. Product liability laws rule defective products giving injured customers rights to seek compensation for damages caused by faulty products. A Kentucky product liability attorney believes that no customer should suffer injury by a product. We will fight for your rights, not only for money, but also to hold responsible parties accountable for the unnecessary harm caused by their faulty products. We want you to focus on recovering quickly without the added stress of how to pay for your medical bills.
Thousands of consumers in America are injured at the fault of dangerous products every year. Even though there are requirements for manufacturers to follow adequate safety measures to prevent harm to consumers, defective products are still on the market. A Kentucky product liability attorney can help individuals who have been adversely affected by a defective product. Possible responsible parties can include the marketer, the manufacturer and companies who were hired to perform safety tests on a product.
Product Liability Cases
Design defects – An entire line of products can be harmful if there is a flaw in the original design. When designers do not add a safety feature that is needed to prevent harm or a mistake is made that can result in injury, they should be held liable.
Manufacturing defects – When products are designed correctly but there is an oversight during the manufacturing stage such as using a cheaper part to save a little money, manufacturers are at fault and should be held accountable.Inadequate warnings or improper instructions – If a product does not have sufficient warning labels or if proper instructions are not provided, serious injury could occur. An example would be no warning given for certain medications that can have possible serious side effects or possible dangers when mixing one drug with another particular drug are not included. Kentucky Product Liability Lawyers help victims of these products hold those responsible liable.
Marketing defects – Defects in marketing happen when a manufacturer or retailer fails to warn consumers of the dangerous risks related to a particular product. These claims usually occur when a product’s danger is not obvious to the user or when the user is required to exercise special precautions or diligence when using it.
How a Kentucky Product Liability Attorney Can Help
Product makers have a duty to provide safe products. If there are risks of harm associated with their products, they also must provide adequate warnings. If a product maker fails to fulfill this duty, it could be held liable in lawsuits for injuries that may result.
People injured by the fault of others may be eligible to recover money for:
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages
- Pain and Suffering
The families of those killed may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.