Any time an individual purchases a product, they assume that the product is safe. Unfortunately, there are often instances where products are defective and it causes others to become injured. There are a number of different categories of product liability in New York State. If an injured person decides they want to bring a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party, they will need to determine exactly who is liable. An experienced personal injury attorney has the skill necessary to help an injured party determine where the negligence occurred in creating the product, which caused the person to become injured.
The three possibilities for who is liable in a product liability case. These possible defects include:
- Design defects: when the individual who designs a product overlooks potential dangers or does not catch defects during testing
- Manufacturing defects: if someone in the manufacturing process strays from the design, product defects may arise that can ultimately result in serious injury
- Failure to warn: if a company fails to provide consumers with proper instructions or warning, which may cause an individual to become seriously injured
If you have been seriously injured because of a defective product, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney who can help you determine whether you may have a lawsuit.
Contact the Law Office of Raji S. Zeidan, P.C. today to schedule a consultation if you are in need of strong legal representation for any of your criminal defense and personal injury matters. We are here to help during your time of need.