You might be able to sue the manufacturer if a defective product harmed you. California law imposes strict liability in several situations, meaning that you will not have to prove that the manufacturer was careless and that the injury was the result of negligence on the part of the manufacturer.
Category: Product Liability
Five Things NOT to Do When Filing a Product Liability Claim
You might think that the monetary value of your product liability case is set in stone at the moment that the dangerous item harmed you, but many things can happen down the road that could take money out of your pocket. Whether you got injured by a design defect in a car,...
Product Liability & Lemon Law: What Are the Differences?
When you buy a “lemon,” it means that you bought a car that needed multiple repairs soon after purchase. The car started out bad and was unlikely to get better. Product liability is a different concept, in that you might not realize the vehicle has a defect until it causes a collision.
Peloton Accidents: What You Need to Know
In April 2021, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a video showing a young child getting pulled by his arms under a Peloton treadmill machine. Luckily, he managed to get untangled from the machine, but footage showed how hazardous the machine is for small children. In another incident, the Peloton treadmill...