We expect that the products we buy or use will work the way they are expected to. In fact, the law requires that consumer products be safe for their intended use. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. When a product is defective, whether it is a design flaw, defective manufacturing, or defective packaging, the result can be serious and often deadly.
Products liability law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey can be different then other personal injury law. If you believe that you or a loved one has been injured because of a defective product, contact a personal injury lawyer at GSGB today and have your case evaluated confidentially for free.
Generally, products liability cases are broken down into three categories:
A products liability case can be brought due to a defect to any product sold in the marketplace. These include consumer products for the home, such as kitchen appliances and furniture, medication and pharmaceutical items, and industrial products for the workplace. Depending on the defect, any party that was involved in the stream of commerce, which is the flow of products from the design and manufacturer all the way to the store shelf, may be potentially liable for your injuries and damages.
The products liability lawyers at GSGB have handled a variety of products liability cases in a number of industries. Some examples of products liability cases include:
To ensure you receive the compensation you deserve, it takes a skilled and experienced products liability lawyer. At GSGB, our personal injury lawyers understand that the two phases to any products liability case: First, proving the product was defective and it was the defect that caused the injury; and second, making sure your damages are detailed and provable. Your damages include your outstanding medical bills, your anticipated cost of medical bills in the future, your loss of past and future income, as well as your pain and suffering.
Disclaimer: This website is for informational purposes only. It is not legal advice and nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual care or situation. Gold, Silverman, Goldenberg & Binder has offices in Philadelphia, Wayne and Voorhees and serves clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.