Unfortunately, defective products have been on the rise in the last several years, causing serious injuries for consumers. The top five defective product verdicts rose more than 50% in 2009 to $620 million. Rising unemployment and juror attitudes about companies in the midst of the recession helped to contribute to these higher numbers. Although you might think there’s no way to send a message to these firms that design and produce dangerous products, you may have legal recourse if you or a family member were seriously injured as a result of a product like this.
Right now, there is a lot of public sympathy for the average person who has been injured by a big company. Five of the biggest 50 verdicts in 2009 involved defective products claims. Federal regulatory efforts have struggled to provide the proper level of safety and protection for consumers today. This means that even as an individual, you have the potential to hold these major companies accountable for their actions.
Defective product injury suits and class action lawsuits give a powerful voice to the common man. With the help of a defective products attorney, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries and send a clear message to these big companies that they should focus more on consumer safety than profits.
The U.S. district court, for example, is preparing more than 100 lawsuits filed against Toyota alone. New federal legislation is also being considered that would hold foreign manufacturers accountable for selling dangerous and defective products such as Chinese dry wall. You may be curious about who is looking out for the average person in light of these legal problems. Seeger Weiss law firm is. Our law firm is committed to representing individuals and families who pay the price when a company chooses to focus on profits instead of consumer safety.
Defective medical product cases currently being investigated by Seeger Weiss:
- Da vinci robot
- Depuy hip replacements
- Essure birth control
- IVC filters
- Mirena IUD
- Power morcellators
- Stryker hip replacements
- Talcum powder
- Trans-vaginal mesh
- Zimmer hip replacements
- Zimmer NexGen
- Zimmer persona knee replacement
Defective consumer product cases we are investigating:
- Aveeno baby wash lawsuit
- Avon Lawsuit
- Atlas Chalet lawsuit
- Chinese dry wall
- Flushmate lawsuit
- GM ignition switch
- Marvel ice machines
- Norcold lawyer
- Pella designer and architect windows
- Seamless steel siding
- Timber Tech decking
- Toyota Prius tripling windshield
- Ikea Dressers
- And more
Seeger Weiss Is a Law Firm That Fights for Victims
Whether it’s a candle that contains decorative coffee beans leading to severe fires or a baby crib that can lead to strangulation, all the way up to automatic infusion pumps that can deliver toxic doses of medications. Unfortunately, millions of consumers cope with the tragic and unfortunate consequences of defective products.
At Seeger Weiss, it’s our goal to fight on behalf of victims who may have unfortunately, frequently taken the role of underdog in defective product litigation. If you or a loved one has recently been injured in any of the following areas, please fill out the form below to receive your free case evaluation today.
- Incorrect marketing
- Inadequate testing
- Unsafe components
- Defective children’s products
- Poor product instructions
- Inadequate safety warnings
- Manufacturing product defects
No matter how your claim arose, you may have grounds to fight for compensation if the company who manufacturer did something wrong in the design, manufacturing, or marketing of that product. If you have recently been injured with a product that didn’t work the way it was supposed to or a product that did not contain a proper safety warning, you should keep all of the evidence associated with the incident and present it to an experienced defective product attorney.
Bear in mind that while the law is there to protect consumers who have been injured by defective products, you must act quickly in order to file a suit. Waiting too long to contact a lawyer could mean that your case is dismissed and that you’re barred from ever filing suit. If you’re not yet sure whether filing a defective product suit is right for you or not, contact an experienced lawyer to learn more about your options. If you think you might have grounds for a lawsuit, set up a consultation today to learn more about your rights and the next steps involved in filing a suit.
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