It may seem as though it's all your fault, that you could have done something to avoid an injury or emotional distress. If a lawyer doesn't act on your behalf, you may believe it's because you could have prevented it. You might blame yourself for not fully researching a defective product that caused severe damage to you or a loved one.
Stop blaming yourself. For more than 30 years, I've seen cases similar to yours happen across central North Carolina. As a consumer, it's fair to assume manufacturers and professionals are following the lawful standards.
Despite consumer protection laws, some companies and individuals take the easiest, which is not always the correct, responsible path.