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When you go to the store and pick something off of the shelf, you never expect it to cause you harm. From electronics and kitchen appliances to decor and kid’s toys, almost anything you see in store can potentially have a defect.
This doesn’t mean that everything is threatening, but if you encounter a dangerous product and get hurt or sick because of it, what are you supposed to do?
A defective products claim seeks to recover all damages suffered by you and your family members from the result of a dangerous product. Our attorneys are here to help.
The CEO Lawyer Personal Injury Law Firm has been serving the community for years, and we’re committed to providing advocacy and care to all of our clients. We’re passionate about assisting victims of defective products to get back on their feet and regain a sense of normalcy.
A member of our team is standing by to help you, too.
A consultation with a defective product lawyer is simply one call away. Our initial meetings are cost-free and come with no obligation to move forward with our services.
Our goal is to help you feel more comfortable with the legal process ahead, answering questions and mapping out the confusing steps. To schedule your free case review, call (833) 254-2923 or contact us online.
Defective product injuries have risen over 7% in the span of a year. A defective product can leave someone with incredibly impactful or life-changing conditions and can cause harm in an infinite amount of ways.
No one intends to sell a defective product, but when it happens, the victim should expect to be taken care of. In many cases, these companies can give the victim more of a headache than aid, and that’s where we step in.
Any type of injury or physical condition can feel scary, but you shouldn’t have to bear that weight alone. The advocacy and case protection that come with retaining an attorney can relieve a level of that overwhelming stress off of your shoulders.
While a lawyer can’t heal you, the professional services that come with one can give you the opportunity to focus precious time on things that really matter: your recovery journey. We’ll have your back when it comes to all of the paperwork and legal steps, so you don’t have to spread yourself too thin.
Corporations may hope that victims aren’t aware of their own claim’s true worth, which they can take advantage of to limit their level of liability. The team The CEO Lawyer can fight back, keeping you fully aware of your legal rights to ensure your claim is capable of achieving its rightful value.
The CEO Lawyer can help you pursue your defective products claim by:
When a manufacturer or trader puts a product out on the market, a level of trust is to be expected between producers and consumers. Those who sell or trade products have a duty to repay damages after what they are selling causes harm, and this is known as product liability.
When someone sells a faulty product that results in harmful injuries, they may be legally responsible for expenses incurred by the victims.
A popular example of product liability was when, in 2002, the tobacco company Philip Morris, now known as Altria Group, faced a lawsuit brought forth by a woman with lung cancer who claimed smoking cigarettes caused her illness and that her addiction to smoking was caused by the company’s failure to warn her of the risks she’d face. The court originally awarded her $28 billion and $850,000 in compensatory damages, but after appeals, the final settlement was reduced to $28 million.
Product liability is not as easily determined as finding the company that sold the product to the public. A defect in a store product can happen at all stages of the development process — design, production, marketing, and even handling of the product.
While the victim is not expected to know at which stage of the manufacturing and supply chain the defect was introduced, they are expected to be able to file their claim under one of three categories of liability. An attorney can help you understand which type of liability claim would best fit your circumstances and how to carry out the appropriate process.
A product liability claim to negligence involves accusing the corporation of breaching its duty of care to consumers. Whether this happened in the design, manufacturing, or handling of the product, a claim to negligence means that a product was faulty and ill-produced and that this unreasonable error would not have occurred had the company followed its legal obligations.
A breach of duty could be alleged for a wide variety of reasons, including using unqualified workers, improper material, or shortcuts when safety testing. These claims generally require the testimony of a field expert who can break down the details of what occurred based on the evidence at hand.
In a breach of warranty case, the plaintiff will need to prove that the product in question did not perform as expected and marketed by the manufacturer. This type of product liability claim is broken down even further into two categories: express warranties and implied warranties.
An express warranty covers explicit statements made by the manufacturer that promise the product will perform in a certain way. An implied warranty addresses promises that were not explicitly stated but implied through advertising, packaging, etc.
Uniquely, these cases do not require proof that the corporation was negligent or committed a breach of warranty.
Strict liability claims involve unreasonably dangerous products that were put on the market, causing an injury. A victim will need to prove that the product had a design, manufacturing, or warning label defect, that said defect existed when the product left the defendant’s control, that the product was used in an expected way, and that it caused an injury.
As previously stated, there are many types of product defects, but the most common ones more specifically include:
Enduring an injury or the development of a medical condition due to a defective product is a harrowing experience that no one is prepared for. Moreover, taking on the company that is responsible for your ailments can add stress and worry to your plate.
Retaining a personal injury attorney can provide you peace and comfort, knowing you have a professional to lean on.
Working with The CEO Lawyer Personal Injury Law Firm means gaining a reputable team of allies who are passionate about fighting for your best interest. We have spent years serving members of the Lawrenceville community just like you.
Your first consultation is always cost-free and comes with no obligation to commit to our services. We simply want to help you understand what the legal process is going to look like and give you a chance to ask any pressing questions.
To meet with an attorney from The CEO Lawyer, schedule an appointment by calling (833) 254-2923 or contacting us online.
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After a personal injury, you're bound to have legal questions. The CEO Lawyer Ali Awad can provide you with answers to these questions, just as he's given answers to his millions of curious social media followers. Take a look at some of the most common personal injury law questions for general information, and then reach out to one of our seasoned attorneys for specific guidance on your case!
To quickly resolve matters following an accident, insurance companies will offer you less than you deserve in compensation for your injuries. Many victims feel pressured to accept these offers as the bills begin to pile up, but that is rarely a good idea. The insurance company is looking to protect its bottom line; and will offer injured victims less than they deserve. An experienced personal injury attorney understands how to negotiate with the insurance company and can look out for your best interests by getting you the compensation you deserve after an injury. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, it is important to avoid negotiating or providing recorded statements to the insurance company without first seeking help from a qualified personal injury attorney.
The best way to determine if you have a personal injury case is to speak with a knowledgeable attorney. Our legal professionals have the expertise to evaluate your case and determine a strong legal strategy so that you can obtain the greatest amount of compensation possible under the law. We will enlist investigators, assistants, and other specialists to collect accident reports, speak with witnesses to your accident, and put together a plan. While you focus on your physical recovery, we will remain committed to fighting for the compensation that you deserve.
Accident victims have a limited time to file a personal injury lawsuit. This time period is referred to as the statute of limitations, and in Atlanta, it lasts only two years. This means that if you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you have only two years to pursue a personal injury suit. If you wait too long to reach out to an experienced attorney, you might be forever barred from seeking the compensation you deserve.
During your initial consultation with CEO Lawyer team, we will go over the important details of your personal injury accident, which include the nature and extent of your injuries, how your injuries have impacted your ability to earn a paycheck, the cost of your medical treatment, and whether further medical treatment will be required. We will answer any questions you might have, as well, in regards to our experience, our track record of success, and what to expect from the legal process. Many personal injury victims wonder if they will be able to afford the legal fees required to pursue a lawsuit. CEO Lawyer injury and accident attorneys will not ask for any type of upfront fee unless we are successful in obtaining compensation for you. That means that if you have been harmed in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall accident, defective product accident, or any other type of personal injury accident, you can absolutely afford to contact our law office today for assistance. In fact, you cannot afford to wait. Reach out today. We understand that some accident victims might have already obtained the assistance of an attorney but may be dissatisfied with the services provided. We are standing by and prepared to help you change legal representation, regardless of where you are in the process.
If you or a loved one has been injured in any type of personal injury accident, you should not hesitate to speak with the experienced attorneys at CEO Lawyer personal injury law firm. Call, email, or fill out our online contact form today so that we can begin helping you pursue the compensation you deserve.