Defective Products

Understanding Products Liability

Products liability is a claim that can be filed against any party involved in making a defective product available to the public (i.e. manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer). When a product causes injury, the manufacturers and/or suppliers of that product can be held responsible for those injuries. Product liability claims are usually based on defects in design, manufacturing and marketing. Continue reading

Crashworthiness

We depend on automobiles every day—to get us to work, to get our children to school and to take us on the many adventures we dream about in life. While we may take care to select a reliable vehicle to help us get around everyday, our vehicles may not be as trustworthy as we think. If you are involved in an accident where you sustain injuries due to the failure of your vehicle’s safety features to function properly, you may be able to sue the manufacturer for crashworthiness. Continue reading

Defective Tires

We all count on our tires to get us safely over the roads we travel every day. Unfortunately, the safety of our tires is something we take for granted. Tires are not simply pieces of rubber that fit nicely on our wheels; they are strategically engineered pieces of equipment that need to be properly manufactured and maintained to keep you safe on the road (see The Importance of Tire Maintenance). When tires are not properly maintained or are defective, it can result in serious accidents. Continue reading