Depending on the circumstances, a defective product lawsuit can cover a wide range of losses and expenses. At The Lyon Firm, we have recovered millions in damages for our clients. While we cannot give the details of our cases due to confidentiality, we are honored to have helped so many families hurt by negligence.
No two defective product liability cases are alike. Our attorneys work hard to understand the full medical picture and how your injuries affect your day-to-day life. You may be entitled to the following damages:
Economic damages can be found by assessing your injury-related expenses and estimating any future financial losses. Damages that involve pain, suffering, and emotional distress are subjective. The total compensation is dependent on the skill of your attorney to translate your pain into a monetary number.
Our defective product lawyers have worked with many individuals and families. We have the experience and knowledge to maximize your recoverable damages.
A product qualifies as defective when it is used properly and according to instructions but causes an unreasonable risk of harm. Proper use must be established for your claim to qualify as a defective product case. If a product fails to provide adequate instructions or warnings, you may have a “failure to warn defect.”
For instance, suppose you are prescribed a new medication that does not warn about harmful interactions if taken with another medication. You may have a defective product claim for failure to warn.
Products are deemed defective when they pose an unreasonable risk of injury. What a court considers to be an unreasonable risk of harm is usually found by comparing similar products and circumstances in other cases.
For instance, suppose a new drug hits the market and lists restless leg syndrome as one of the side effects. If you are prescribed the medication and experience restless leg syndrome, you may not have a qualifying defective product claim because you were aware of the risk.
However, if the same medication causes a heart attack, the drug may have a design or manufacturing defect:
Unreasonably dangerous products vary widely, ranging from toys and baby products to food and other items. If you or a loved one have been injured while using a product and are concerned that the item is defective, speak with an experienced defective product today. We can discuss the details of your case and use our resources to investigate the type of defect and determine who is liable for your injuries.
The filing deadline for a defective product lawsuit is two years. Generally, the 24-month period begins from the date of the injury or diagnosis of illness. An experienced defective product lawyer can advise you of your rights. At The Lyon Firm, we offer free consultations to discuss your options and best interests.
Common injuries caused by defective products include:
Defective products involve a wide range of goods that people believe are safe. For example:
When the products people believe are safe cause serious injuries, it is important to hold responsible parties accountable.
The most common types of defective products are:
Despite safety protocols and testing requirements, defective products can make it into people’s hands and cause devastating injuries.
Companies have a duty to provide reasonably safe products throughout the manufacturing, design, and distribution process. In some cases, multiple parties may be responsible for a defective product.
At The Lyon Firm, our defective product lawyers have the skill and experience to recover the compensation you deserve. Call us today to discuss your options at (513) 381-2333 and schedule a consultation.