Posted in News on August 10, 2016
In today’s society, residents in Montana and elsewhere rely on certain products to get through their day. Whether it is a household product, an automobile or other consumer products, individuals are probably under the impression that they are purchasing safe and properly working items.
While some mishaps can happen, causing a product to become damaged or faulty, this does not always cause harm to a consumer. Such a situation could make the product unusable. On the other hand, errors could occur during the design or manufacturing phase, resulting in dangerous products causing injuries or even death to consumers.
When a product is faulty or malfunctions, a consumer can unexpectedly face serious problems. Dealing with the aftermath of a product liability issue is often more than just dealing with a broken product. Consumers could be seriously harmed, causing them to deal with the medical expenses related to a malfunctioning or defective automobile, tool, toy, medical device or other consumer good.
At Heenan & Cook, PLLC, our legal team understands the harm that manufacturer and retailer neglect could cause consumers. With over 30 years of experience, out attorneys have helped past clients hold manufacturers, designers and retailers accountable for negligence and intentional wrongdoings. We have the skills and resources to design a strategy to work with our clients while at the same time, weaken the strategies used by manufactures and retailers to limit their exposure to legal liability.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s products liability website. When a consumer product has harmed you or a loved one, it can be a very devastating experience. An injured consumer has recourse available to them, and a products liability claim could help them recover damages related to the faulty product.