Ward Smith PLLC Articles What Is Product Liability?

What Is Product Liability?

By J.D. Smith  Jul. 2, 2010 9:43a

In our daily lives we are constantly using various commercial products and we assume them to be safe and free from defects. This however, can sometimes turn out not to be the case. When a product turns out to be faulty or defective and causes injury or harm, compensation for loss becomes not only important, but necessary.

Product defects can be as variable as life itself and can take on many forms. It can involve toys, appliances, tools, and many others items. Automobile defects is one that  we hear about fairly often involving brake failures, accelerator defects, airbag or seatbelt failures, tire defects and many more. When manufacturers discover these types of defects, recalls are then promoted to the public as a precautionary measure to prevent accidents or injuries. Any number of products can be discovered to be faulty and can cause harm to individuals. Even medical drugs that are promoted to be safe often turn out not to be and irreparable damage results.  

Getting Legal Help is Important

If you or someone you know has become a victim of a faulty or defective product in the Seattle, Washington area, you need to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney who handles product defect cases. Compensation becomes vital if you wind up in a hospital with medical expenses and you may even have to be confronted with future loss of income if the injury is serious enough.

At our office of J.D. Smith, Attorney at Law, you can feel confident discussing the options available to you. Mr .Smith has a background in insurance underwriting and adjusting in addition to his experience in personal injury defense. This gives him an advantage of knowing how the system works and how to best get compensation for our clients.

It is important not to wait and to have an investigation started as soon as possible in order to build a strong defense while the facts are fresh. J.D. Smith is a powerful attorney with trial experience and can help you create a legal strategy designed to get you the maximum compensation due you if you have been the victim of a defective product

Contact a Seattle Personal Injury Lawyer for a free consultation today.

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