A defective product can cause a manufacturing company to face a lawsuit from a consumer that became injured after using their product. When someone is injured due to a malfunction with a defective product, the injured person can seek liability on behalf of the product’s manufacturing company. If they made a mistake during the manufacturing process, it could have caused the item to become defective and perform improperly. It may not be able to perform its intended use or it may harm someone in the process.
What products can be defective?
Defective products can be seen in a variety of products that are on the market. When a mistake is made to a product during its manufacturing process, it may be considered defective creating a product liability case to occur. For example, a microwave can cause burns to someone who is using it when it malfunctions. The injured individual should seek medical treatment after the accident. When medical treatment is sought, it can become quite expensive. Bills can pile up depending on the situation and the injuries that occurred. Due to this, the injured party should be able to seek liability for their injuries as a result of using the product. The manufacturing company should be held liable for the defective product they made that caused injuries to an individual.
Can I receive damages from this case?
When you suffer from a defective product, you can file a product liability lawsuit that can allow you to gain compensation. This can hold the manufacturing company responsible for failing to meet the quality product that was supposed to be for the customer. When they are held accountable for this defective product, they may have to pay damages to you for your injuries and other effects. These damages can give you the compensation you are entitled to for the injuries you have suffered from. Damages can be economic or non-economic. Economic damages can cover the cost of medical bills, lost wages and lost future wages. Non-economic damages take into account your pain and suffering from the accident, allowing money to be compensated for it.
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