Product Defect Liability

Product Defect Liability

Product defect liability is an area of personal injury law. It focuses on dangerous and defective products. Our firm represents plaintiffs in matters against corporations or manufacturers who sell faulty products.


“Products” in this instance cover a wide range of categories, including:


  • Medical devices such as Hip Implants
  • Machinery and tools
  • Medicine and Drugs- prescription and non-prescription
  • Food and tobacco
  • Toxic chemicals and substances, such as pesticides, asbestos, and mold
  • Firearms
  • Autos and other motor vehicles, including trucks and motorcycles
  • Automobile accessories such as tires, seat belts, airbags and child car seats
  • Household products and appliances
  • Toys and recreational equipment
  • Clothing and apparel


Product Liability Claims

  • Defective design
  • Marketing defect
  • Defective manufacturing

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Defective Design

In this type of product liability, the design of the product is defective or dangerous. An injury must be due to the defect. Examples of defective design can include:

  • Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) that are prone to flipping over.
  • Electric blankets that electrocute the user.
  • A medication that has dangerous side effects.


Marketing Defect

Claims such as these involve injuries that occur due to poor instruction or warning. This type of defect includes product flaws such as:

  • wrong labeling
  • poor instruction
  • insufficient safety warning


Defective Manufacturing

Injuries can happen because of an error that occurs during the making of a product. For example:

  • A vehicle missing a brake pad.
  • A chair with a cracked leg.
  • A batch of food tainted with a toxic chemical.



Known Defective Products

  • Accutane
  • Actonel
  • Actos
  • AntidepressantDrugs
  • Asbestos related lung cancer
  • Avandia
  • Boniva
  • DaVinciRobot
  • Depakote
  • DePuy Hip Implants
  • Fosamax
  • Nuvaring
  • Paxil
  • PelvicMesh
  • Pradaxa
  • Prozac
  • Risperdal
  • TransvaginalMesh
  • Topamax
  • Tylenol
  • Zoloft
  • Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella

If you have an injury due to a defective product, contact us today. The initial consultation is free. We work on a contingent fee basis. So, you can afford an attorney! The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess will fight aggressively to win your case. You may be eligible to receive financial and medical compensation.