Product Liability Law in Missouri & Illinois

 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.