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Injuries caused by product defects can have devastating effects for you and your loved ones. Dangerous products or product malfunctions can cause expensive medical bills, time away from work, and overall financial hardships you didn’t plan for – not to mention the emotional toll such an injury can take. If you’ve experienced an injury from a defective product, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the product’s manufacturers, wholesalers, or the retailers who sold you the product.

You can sue a third party for damages in most cases if:

  • You used the product the way it was meant to be used
  • The product was not altered from its original form
  • You suffered harm from the product
  • You do not need to be the original owner of the product in order to sue for damages.

Product Liability Cases

There are a number of causes behind dangerous and defective products. These include:

  • Faulty design
  • Lack of proper product testing
  • A manufacturing process that fails to meet safety standards
  • The manufacturer failing to provide adequate warnings on the product
  • Failure to provide proper instructions for operation of the product

Any product that has caused severe injuries can be the cause of a product liability case. This can include:

  • Medical products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Automobiles
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Nursery products
  • Playground equipment

If you’ve been injured by a defective product, it’s vital that you keep the product in the exact condition it was in when the injury occurred. You should also compile a file of documents such as receipts for purchase of the product and records of repairs you may have made to the product, as they will help us build your case.

Manufacturers and suppliers have an obligation to make sure their products are safe and suitable for their consumers to use. When they fail to provide a product that lives up to these standards and you are harmed as a result, you have the right to pursue legal action to try to receive financial compensation.

It can be difficult to prove product liability, and unfortunately time is of the essence. In the state of Washington, you have two years from the date of your injury to file a claim, but the longer you wait to seek legal representation, the harder it becomes to prove your case. The wisest course of action is to secure an attorney as soon as you’re injured from a defective product so an investigation can begin immediately. Our personal injury attorneys are here to provide you with consultation regarding your case and can begin an investigation into your cause of injury ASAP. Once we’ve filed a claim on your behalf, we will use our expertise to ensure you receive the maximum settlement amount you’re entitled to.

Here at Russell & Hill, we strive to make it as easy as possible for you to consult an attorney about legal recourse after you’ve been the victim in a product liability case. We understand what a stressful time this is for you, and are here to offer you compassion while we assist you in resolving your legal issue.

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