Some product manufacturers place items on the market that they do not test. In some cases, manufacturers market items that they know are dangerous but do not tell the public about it. Both of these actions are legally considered negligent under a body of law known as product liability.
Product liability lawsuits often involve class actions. If you or someone you love suffered an injury resulting from the use of a dangerous product, contact the Racine product liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.
There are three distinct forms of negligence that manufacturers and marketers can make:
In many cases, defects in the way the product was built make it dangerous. Some products may be “lemons,” which means that the problem is not widespread but isolated. Even if this is the case, manufacturers are supposed to test each product before it goes out for sale.
At the very least, manufacturers are required to label products as potentially dangerous. Failure to do so may result in grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.
For many product liability cases, the problem is widespread. Several individuals affected by the same problem may file a class action lawsuit, which may result in the product’s manufacturer pulling its products from store shelves.
Individuals harmed by defective products may be entitled to financial compensation. If you or your loved one suffered an injury because of a defective product, contact the Racine personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal rights.