March 5, 2024 4:26 AM
Search
Search
Main NewsPersonal Injury Law

What Are My Rights After Being Injured by a Dangerous  Product?

Date:
By Hannah Rush
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

If you have been injured by a dangerous product, it is important to understand your legal rights. You may have a case against the manufacturer for damages. The company must take reasonable steps to prevent the harm caused by its product, but if the company does not, consumers may have rights to compensation.

Product liability law has evolved from caveat emptor to strict liability. Strict liability holds manufacturers accountable for injuries caused by dangerous products. A plaintiff must demonstrate that the product was defective or unreasonable dangerous, and that the manufacturer failed to warn consumers of the dangers before selling it.

In addition to monetary damages, you may also receive compensation for pain and suffering. Although pain and suffering are intangible, it is often hard to put a dollar value on, lawyers look to similar cases to determine the fair award. The amount of compensation for pain and suffering varies widely from case to case. It is worth keeping in mind that pain and suffering is subjective, and the amount awarded will depend on the severity of your injuries.

Share with your friends on
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
RELATED NEWS
Main News
Date:
By Hannah Rush
What states recognize common law marriage? Those states are Pennsylvania, Delaware, Idaho, Georgia, Florida, and...
Main News
Date:
By Hannah Rush
Having a search warrant allows police officers to do some interesting things. They can search...
Main News
Date:
By Hannah Rush
There are several different ways to contest or dispute a will. First, you must file...
LATEST NEWS
Criminal Law
Date:
By Hannah Rush
Many people mistakenly believe that their last will and testament is sufficient to protect their...
Main News
Date:
By Hannah Rush
There are a few different reasons that people might file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy or...
Personal Injury Law
Date:
By Hannah Rush
It can be daunting to think about hiring a bankruptcy attorney. You will be sharing...