Failure to Warn
You know that â€ścoffee is hotâ€ť warning on your cup? Thatâ€™s the result of a lawsuit. And while it may seem funny, the fact is, many products donâ€™t have warnings regarding use, misuse, age requirements, potential hazards, poisonous ingredients, and other crucial information. Itâ€™s the manufacturerâ€™s responsibility to provide customers–even unsophisticated ones–with instructions and information to keep them safe.
Manufacturing Defect or Contamination
Those necklaces seem safe–but they contain cadmium. That cheese should be fine–is that listeria? Many product liability cases deal with items which should have been safe but were not, due to a problem at the plant, poor or hazardous materials, or, in the case of food, contamination during processing or packaging.
Sometimes what seems like a good idea on paper proves dangerous in reality. Small pieces come loose from a toy, becoming choking hazards. A seatbelt attached to the car door doesnâ€™t restrain effectively. Plug-in air fresheners overheat and cause fires. When a product is fundamentally flawed, the manufacturer is liable.
Have you experienced an injury, property damage, or even the death of a family member due to a faulty product? If so, call or visit Jersey Personal Injury to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury attorney specializing in product liability cases to explore your legal options.