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Without thinking about it, you likely buy multiple products around Montgomery every week. Whether you pick up a sandwich at a local restaurant, fill a prescription at the pharmacy, or purchase some new tires from a store, every day you buy various goods.
When you purchase food, clothing, medications, or anything else you need, you expect these products to be safe. You don’t wonder if your breakfast sandwich carries a foodborne illness or whether your new car’s airbags work properly. You take the safety of the products you buy for granted, until one day you are proven wrong and suffer an injury due to a defective product.
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Many state and federal laws seek to protect you and other consumers from harm. They create standards for the creation, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of all types of products, from common children’s toys and clothing to complex medical devices. For starters, every product sold needs to comply with the federal Uniform Commercial Code, amongst other laws that govern the production and safety of good on the market. If a product causes you injury, harms your child, or causes the death of a family member, then federal laws may provide you a cause of action against the manufacturer or retailer.
Products sold in Alabama must also adhere to all state laws. Manufacturers are liable for your injuries or a loved one’s death caused by a product under the Alabama Extended Manufacturers’ Liability Doctrine.
There are three broad types of product defects:
At Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., we are aware that there is no type of product that is immune from defects. All sorts of goods can suffer from a design, manufacturing, or warning defect, making it a dangerous product that could cause you and your loved ones harm. We are experienced in handling a wide range of product liability cases. However, we also know that certain products are found defective more often, including:
A theory of liability is the premise you are supporting as to why the other party is liable for your injuries. In many personal injury claims, the injured party relies on negligence as the theory of liability. The other party was negligent, thereby causing another individual’s injuries. The same theory can be used in a product liability claim. However, there are also a number of other theories of liability that may be used to prove a manufacturer, retailer, or other party is responsible for compensating you for your injuries.
Four possible theories of liability for product liability claims are:
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If you move forward with a product liability claim, no matter which theory of liability you use, you may be able to receive compensation for:
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If you or a loved one were injured because of a dangerous product, do not hesitate to reach out to our experienced and knowledgeable defective product attorneys at Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. When you purchase a good online or at a store, it should be safe. As long as you are using the product as intended or as it is commonly used, no harm should come to you or a loved one. Unfortunately, the truth is that defective and hazardous products often cause consumers harm. From defective airbags in vehicles to prescription drugs that cause significant side effects, many goods on the market are not as safe as they should be.
Let us review your situation, explain your rights, and lay out your legal options. If you were hurt by a defective product, we will fight for you to receive the compensation you deserve. Contact Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. today by calling (205) 933-1500 for a free consultation.