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What is Product Liability? | Law Office of Daniel L. Crandall

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Product liability laws are in place to protect consumers from dangerous or defective products. Product liability is the legal liability a product manufacturer or seller incurs for placing a faulty product into the hands of consumers. If you were injured by a defective product, then you may be eligible for compensation for your injuries.

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What is Product Liability? | Law Office of Daniel L. Crandall

  1. 1. WHAT IS PRODUCT LIABILITY? Law Office of Daniel L. Crandall
  2. 2. Product Liability Laws Product liability laws are in place to protect consumers from dangerous or defective products. Product liability is the legal liability a product manufacturer or seller incurs for placing a faulty product into the hands of consumers. If you were injured by a defective product, then you may be eligible for compensation for your injuries.
  3. 3. Product Warnings & Instructions Manufacturers are legally required to provide product warnings and instructions when there is an unforeseen danger associated with the product that could be reduced by a warning and instructions.  Warnings are not always required. It depends on the specific circumstances of the product and situation.  Warnings must be clear, specific and easily understood.
  4. 4. Product Manufacturers Must…  Warn the consumer of the product's unforeseen dangers.  Provide instructions on how to use the product safely to avoid potential dangers.
  5. 5. When Are Warnings Required?  A product presents a danger.  The manufacturer is aware of the danger.  The product presents a danger when it is used reasonably in its intended manner.  The danger presented is not obvious to a reasonable user of the product.
  6. 6. Contact Us If you were injured by an unsafe or defective product, contact the Law Office of Daniel L. Crandall. Product liability laws are complex. The Law Office of Daniel L. Crandall will ensure you understand your rights and help you file your claim. Local: 540-342-2000 Toll Free: 800-LAW-8000

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