Montebello Product Liability Attorney | Defective Product Attorney
When a defective product causes injuries, you deserve to be compensated and liable parties should be held accountable. Contact a Montebello product liability attorney at The Hayes Law Firm to discuss your claim.
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Montebello Product Liability Attorney

Just like consumers across the country, Montebello residents have a reasonable expectation that products they purchase are safe for an ordinary consumer using the product as it is intended or expected to be used. As Montebello product liability attorneys know, defective products cause serious injuries and sometimes death to innocent and unsuspecting consumers every day.

California strict liability for defective products

A lot of times people avoid making product liability claims because they only know that the product injured them, but they feel like they do not have the resources to make a claim. They may no longer have the packaging or the receipt for the defective product. They do not know whose negligence caused the defect and they do not know whom they would bring a claim against.

The prospect of going up against a manufacturer, distributor, or seller of a defective product may seem like the consumer is taking on a giant, but California strict liability law makes product liability cases a little easier. Strict liability law is applicable in cases of design defects, manufacturing defects, and failure to properly instruct or warn.

  • Design defect is raised when a product’s construction conforms with the product’s design plans resulting in a dangerous product that causes injuries to a consumer using the product in a reasonably foreseeable way.
  • Manufacturing defect is raised when a product’s construction departs from the product’s design specifications and results in a dangerous product that causes injuries to a consumer using the product in a reasonably foreseeable way.
  • Failure to warn or instruct is raised when a defendant should have known that a product would be dangerous when a consumer used or misused the product in a reasonably foreseeable manner and was injured as a result. In this case, the defendant should have issued proper warnings or instructions regarding the potential injury.

Product liability attorney

If you have been injured by a defective product, you may be receiving calls from insurance companies already wanting to settle your claim, but if you do not have a product liability attorney, you may not get the settlement amount that you deserve. You need an attorney who is an expert in product liability law and someone who will effectively negotiate with insurance companies. You also need an attorney to help you value your claim to make sure that all of your injuries and damages are covered.

Common types of product liability cases:

Any type of consumer product may be the subject of a product liability claim, but products our attorneys see most frequently are listed below.

  • Automobile parts defects such as defective airbags, tires, and steering mechanisms.
  • Food products contaminated with bacteria and foreign materials.
  • Children’s products such as defective strollers, bouncy chairs, and toys.
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
  • Household appliances such as dryer, oven, or food processor defects.
  • Household products containing dangerous chemicals such as cleaners, weed killer, and detergent pods.
  • Poorly designed or constructed furniture that causes serious injuries and fatalities including products that are likely to tip over or cause suffocation.

If you have sustained injuries caused by a defective product, contact a Montebello product liability attorney at The Hayes Law Firm to discuss your claim. When a defective product causes injuries, you deserve to be compensated and liable parties should be held accountable.

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At The Hayes Law Firm, APC, we serve all of Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, so whether you need a personal injury attorney in Montebello or a premises liability attorney in San Bernardino, we are here to serve you. Unlike other attorneys who view clients as cases, we understand that your experience has a human story behind it, and when you are in our offices, you are like a member of the family. We are ethical and compassionate, and we will take the time to find the best solution for your unique case and will work together with you every step along the way. Contact us today for a free consultation.