Product manufacturers have an ethical and legal responsibility to design and make their products with reasonable care and to ensure that they are safe for use in their intended purpose. Unfortunately, large companies often are motivated by less worthy goals, such as their desire to maximize profits and beat out competition, motives which lessen their concern about the consumer and the safety of their products. This can result in unreasonably dangerous or defective products in the marketplace that cause physical damage, catastrophic injuries and even wrongful death.
More and more these days, products on the market are defective or downright dangerous. Manufacturers, distributors and retailers who make consumer products available to the public are required by law to ensure that their products are safe. Under product liability law, companies that produce defective or unsafe products can be held legally responsible for the damages suffered by consumers.
Personal injury claims for dangerous products can be filed for one of three major reasons:
Product liability claims are extremely complex and contentious, and their potential for being vigorously defended by large companies and insurance corporations makes it imperative that injured victims hire an experienced trial attorney who is prepared to assist clients seeking justice through the legal system.No matter the situation, Chapel Hill defective product damages attorney Michael Patrick has the skills, legal insight and aggressive approach needed to solve these difficult legal problems.
Consumers who have been victimized by defective products are entitled to compensation, and he will do all in his legal power to get it for you. Call him at his Chapel Hill, NC office today to begin the discussion of your product liability case.