Wining a Product Liability CasesGenerally there are three ways to prove the existence of a defect in consumer product. (1) Defect in the manufactured items design. (2) Defect caused by faulty manufacturing of the product. (3) Labeling defect – failure to advise consumers of the proper use of the product, and or the failure to warn of all known dangers associated with the use of the product.
Recovery Available in Defective Product ClaimsVictims of defective products are entitled to compensation for all harm suffered. Types of harm which may be compensable in defective product cases include the following…
- Recovery for all medical costs.
- Recovery for all future medical and rehabilitation case.
- Loss of income and loss of future earning capacity due to a long term injury or permanent disability.
- Pain and suffering.
- Loss of property and property damage.
Statute of Limitations for Civil Causes of Action Including Defective ProductsThe statute of limitations is the time period an injured victim has to file a personal injury lawsuit in the court of law. Generally a statute of limitations for a particular cases is based on the laws of the jurisdiction where the accident took place. In some instances victims have been able to file a claim despite the statute of limitations having run our in their cases. Examples of cases where the statute of limitations have been tolled (bypassed) include; plaintiff being under the legal age, mental of physical incapacitation of the victim, and when the injuries did not manifest themselves some time after the incident had taken place. Legal Consultation Available: If you have any further legal questions regarding this matter feel free to contact our law offices. All legal consultations are provided by our attorneys free of charge. Further Information: Franklin Systems Recall Information
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