Product Liability FAQ's

Product liability claims can be very costly, both physically and financially. Our experienced product liability lawyers have gathered a list of commonly asked questions to help you understand your possible situation.

What is a defective product?

A defective product is one that causes damage or injury to a consumer due to a defect in its design, manufacturing or marketing. A design defect results in a product being unreasonably dangerous due to a faulty design. A manufacturing defect occurs during the production of a product, i.e. the individual item was not properly made, even though the product as a whole is not faulty. Finally a marketing defect results from improper instructions and/or failures to warn of latent dangers.

What is product liability based on?

A successful products liability case is based on a manufacturing defect, a design defect or insufficient warning of danger known to the manufacturer or seller.

When is a manufacturer liable for injuries caused by a defective product?

A manufacturer is liable if the design allows for an unreasonable amount of danger to consumers.

Is a store that sells a defective product liable?

A store can be liable if it doesn't take appropriate measures to inspect the safety of the product.

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