Law Firm Representing Consumers Injured by Defective Products and Drugs
Product manufacturers and retailers share a responsibility to make sure the products you buy are safe and free of defects. Product recalls are consistently making headlines in addition to lawsuits stemming from the injuries they cause. If you suffer injuries from a product in your home or a prescription drug, there are laws that allow you to seek financial compensation.
Located in Fort Lauderdale, Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A., represents clients injured by dangerous products and prescription drugs. Contact our office to speak with a product liability lawyer free of charge. We help people injured by defects in any of the following:
Product liability law refers to the seller’s liability for any product that causes an injury to the buyer, user or innocent bystander because of a defect. The liable party can be the seller, manufacturer, distributor or retailer. Depending on your case, all of the parties that had a hand in the product can be liable for your injuries and financial compensation.
The makers and sellers of consumer products and prescription drugs have an automatic duty to make sure their products are safe for use and consumption. In the event of an injury, a product liability case usually involves strict liability for injuries. The injured person does not always have to prove negligence as in other personal injury cases. The injured party merely has to show that:
This does not mean that product liability cases are any easier than other personal injury cases. They often involve complex research into the various corporations that are potentially liable. They can also require experts and engineers to pinpoint the defect that caused the injury. Based on the product or prescription drug, defects that caused your injury could have occurred in the manufacturing, design or marketing process.
At Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A., we will assess your circumstances and create a legal plan designed to achieve the best result in the most efficient manner possible. We have over two decades of experience to help you with general product liability. Contact our office to speak with a Fort Lauderdale product liability attorney at no cost.
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