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Product manufacturers and sellers have a duty to ensure that the products they place on the market are safe for use by consumers. When they fail or neglect that duty, the product manufacturers or sellers can be held legally accountable for the harm caused by their products. The Penton Law Group offers free consultations, if you believe you were injured because of someone else’s negligence, contact our Jackson product liability attorneys.
If you have been injured by a dangerous or defective product, contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi as soon as possible. You may have a product liability claim for compensation.
The makers and distributors of dangerous products are large, wealthy corporations who hire teams of lawyers to defend them. These corporations are not afraid to litigate claims for years because they have massive financial resources. Our product liability attorneys can help level the playing field. We have the knowledge, skill and experience needed to build a strong, successful case against these massive companies.
Product liability is a type of legal claim that can be asserted against the manufacturer or seller of a dangerous product. Responsibility for product defects that cause injury or harm lies with all sellers of the product within the chain of distribution. Generally, the law requires that products meet the ordinary expectations of consumers. Dangerous products with unexpected defects do not meet those expectations.
Any person injured by a defective product can recover damages, provided the product was sold to someone. You do not have to be the person who purchased the product to have a valid claim.
To prevail in a product liability case, you must prove that the product which caused your injuries was defective, and that the defect made the product unreasonably dangerous. The three types of defects that can give rise to a product liability claim are:
Liability for product defects may rest with any party in the distribution chain, including:
A product liability claim may arise when any defective product causes injury to a consumer. Common types of product liability claims include:
At The Penton Law Group, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi, our Jackson personal injury attorneys believe in holding manufacturers of dangerous and defective products accountable for the harm caused by their product. If you or your loved one has been injured by a defective product, call us today to schedule a free consultation. We will evaluate your case and the types of damages to which you are entitled.