The principle behind defective product lawsuits is simple—manufacturers have an obligation to sell reasonably safe products to the public. Any risks associated with a product must be disclosed, and any product that is potentially dangerous must be made as safe as possible for consumer use. When companies fail to exercise care, when they fail to provide people like you with safe products, the law gives us the right to hold them accountable before a jury and make them answer for your harm. These claims are known as product liability claims.
Product liability claims include, but are not limited to, the following types of cases:
That’s what we do at Peterson & Associates, P.C. We help people who have been harmed by defective products seek answers, fight for justice, and secure financial compensation. Our power, our passion, and our dedication make us uniquely suited for handling defective product cases, which can be both costly and complex. You have an opportunity for justice—Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you seize it.
Speak with our Kansas City product liability lawyers today to learn about your options—call (816) 298-8708 for a free case consultation.
Any defect that leads to your harm or the harm of a loved one is justification for a product liability case. There are multiple types of defects in all industries. Each of them has the potential to cause consumers harm. Our firm can help you figure out what may have caused your injury in our first consultation.
Product liability claims can be broken up into three main subcategories:
Prior to a product even being made, there is a chance that the manufacturer is already producing a dangerous product. Sometimes, certain consumer products are made with designs that can be dangerous, such as including sharp edges. Usually, these are cases in which the manufacturing is done perfectly, but certain aspects of the design cause unnecessary dangers such as vehicle rollovers or medical device issues.
This occurs when there is an issue during the manufacturing phase. For instance, if a part is created for a vehicle, like a bolt or screw, but it doesn’t have the proper size and eventually causes some kind of damage, this may be due to a manufacturing defect. Another instance would be a part coming loose from a child’s toy causing a choking risk. In these matters, you may be able to hold the liable party accountable.
In cases of failure to warn, the manufacturer is aware of the potential dangers, but they do not provide adequate warnings to prevent consumers from using the product in the wrong way. A number of these cases involve medications because they are not always labeled correctly and certain side effects are not disclosed.
Defective products are sometimes recalled by companies hoping to avoid lawsuits. For a few individuals, however, it may already be too late. Victims injured by recalled products have the right to turn to an attorney to seek compensation for their injuries, including medical costs, loss of earnings, and pain and suffering.
In cases like that, you want to choose an attorney who has experience with defective products.
We’ve handled cases like yours before, including cases involving:
Simply put, because we know how to handle defective product claims. Our passion for our clients is matched only by our experience in helping them. You want a seasoned advocate on your side, someone who knows the right questions to ask, the right details to look for, and the right record backing their words.
Our recent case results show our skill with defective product cases:
There are far more results than these four, but the point is this—our firm will fight for the best possible outcome for you. We don’t believe in sub-par results, and we don’t believe in routine cases. Peterson & Associates, P.C. stands by your side in order to build the best possible case on your behalf, giving you the closure and financial security you need after a serious injury.
It’s time to seek justice for your injuries—let us fight to secure your future. Call (816) 298-8708 to get in touch with our defective product lawyers in Kansas City, MO.
“They get the job done.” - Theresa
“They were instrumental in saving my life.” - Kathy
“Peterson & Associates, P.C. heard me and made sure I was not taken advantage of.” - Lee
“I’m a witness to how wonderful they are as a law firm.” - Larry
“I would definitely recommend Peterson & Associates” - Leesa
“” - Keri Murphy
“Team did a great job resolving my injury case” - Daniel G.