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Greg Prosmushkin

Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyer

There are literally millions of products on the market. Some are safe, others are not. The law protects consumers from harmful products using a legal theory called strict liability for Defective Products. In simple terms, if you are able to prove that a product was unsafe, and, therefore, defective, then you are able to recover for your damages. Here are some examples of products that can fail and cause injuries:

  • Food
  • Seatbelts
  • Car airbags
  • Household items, like blenders
  • Children’s toys
  • Clothing
  • Furniture
  • Cookware
  • Bicycles
  • Skateboards
  • Hover boards

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This list is not close to exhaustive; there are many other items marketed to the public that are or can be dangerous.

If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, call The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. for a free consultation. We can help you recover compensation for what you have lost. Injuries from defective products range from:

Defective products also cause a significant amount of Work Injuries. Machinery that is defective can cause devastating injuries. If you or a loved one is injured while at work with defective machinery, contact our office for a free consultation.

Failure to Warn

One way that injuries are compensated in defective product litigation is by the manufacturer failing to warn of the harmful or dangerous potential of its product. Failure to warn the consumer can cause harm to that person. Lack of understandable instructions or lack of a warning of the dangers of the product all fall on the manufacturer in terms of liability.

Design Defect

Sometimes the product that you are purchasing is designed so poorly that it causes injury. In this type of defective products case, the theory is that the product design renders every single one defective. This takes experts to prove that the design was flawed, and you need to prove that a feasible alternative could have been manufactured which would have been safe.

Manufacturing Defect

This is another way that products can be defective. In this case, we say that the item in the manufacturing process was defective. This means that the single item had a flaw, and not that all the items are flawed (like we do with design defects). Perhaps a shoe that was manufactured was turned wrong by a machine, and the sole was improperly glued. The sole fractures and you injure yourself. This is a manufacturing defect. This is not a defect in all the shoes that are manufactured, just this one.

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If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, please, call us for a free consultation. Our attorneys and staff have the experience you need to assist you with your case.

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