In light of the recent recall issued for the defective Takata airbags, we thought it would be a good time to answer some commonly asked questions about product liability lawsuits. While these answers are general, they can give prospective plaintiffs (i.e., injured people considering filing a case) a bit better understanding as to what they can generally expect from these cases.
If you are ready to talk more specifically about your injuries and possible case, you can get all of the answers you need by contacting the seasoned Mount Vernon product liability lawyers at the Law Firm of Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C.
Answers to Questions about Product Liability Lawsuits…
Q – How do I know if I have a products liability claim?
A – The most direct and quick way for you to find out if you have a products liability claim is to meet with an attorney who can thoroughly review your case. More generally, however, the following are some signs and indications that you may have a valid products liability case:
- You were hurt after using a certain product.
- You were using that product as directed and/or as it was intended to be used.
- The product did not function as it was supposed to, and this malfunction resulted in your injuries.
There can be a lot more to consider when it comes to filing products liability lawsuits, however, so again, it’s best to consult with an experienced products liability lawyer to get more detailed info about your rights, case and best options.
Q – What types of products are commonly the subjects of products liability lawsuits?
A – Any number of different types of products can be the focus of products liability lawsuits. Some examples include (but are not necessarily limited to):
- Home appliances, including gas ranges, kitchen appliances, portable heaters, etc.
- Medical devices, including hip replacement systems, transvaginal mesh devices, etc.
- Vehicle equipment, including brake system components, ignition system components, vehicle safety components (like airbags, seatbelts and child safety seats), etc.
Essentially, any consumer product that you may use and that may end up being defective and/or dangerous can end up being the subject of product liability lawsuits.
We will continue to answer some common questions about product liability lawsuits in the second and third installment of this blog series that will be posted soon. Be sure to check them out!
Mount Vernon Products Liability Lawyers at the Law Firm of Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C.
Have you or a loved one been hurt by a defective or dangerous product? If so, the experienced and trusted Mount Vernon product liability lawyers at the Law Firm of Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. are ready to stand up for your rights.
If you are ready to learn more about your best legal options and how we can help you, contact us by calling (888) 896-9381 or by emailing us using the form at the upper right-hand side of the page. We can provide you with a free, thorough assessment of your case, along with professional advice regarding the best manner in which to move forward.