Items that are purchased and used in their anticipated manner should be safe. In addition to being dangerous, an item may have inadequate warnings and instructions. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a defective or unsafe product, you should immediately contact a lawyer at our office to investigate the case.
Some steps you should take:
- Do not alter, change, destroy, or move the defective product;
- Retain all receipts/bills of sale for the purchase of the item;
- Keep all documentation and packaging that came with the item;
- Take pictures and/or videos of the item.
- Your case may require investigation by a health and safety expert or an engineer or metallurgist.
If you or a loved one has suffered personal injury from a defective or a dangerous product, you may have a product liability case. For more information call us at 314-631-6777, and an injury lawyer will review your case.
What You Need to Know about Product Liability
A product should not be unreasonably dangerous when the product is used in a reasonably anticipated manner. There are multiple ways a company may be found liable for a defective product.
Some defects include:
- Design Flaws;
- Manufacturing Defects;
- Improper Labeling;
- Improper instructions;
- Lack of safety warnings.
Get Legal Help from a Product Liability Lawyer in Missouri and Illinois
Because of the time-sensitive nature of these cases, you should start working with a product liability lawyer right away to ensure the best outcome for your case.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to a defective product, call us at 314-631-6777 for a free initial consultation with an injury lawyer and to learn more about how we can help.