American corporations spend thousands of dollars a year (which they hope
to get returned through profits) designing, selling and manufacturing
products, which we, as consumers, trust are reasonably fit for the purpose
for which they were purchased and/or used. When a product fails to serve
the purpose for which it was sold or represented for safe use, they can
cause harm or injury.
A defective product can be any item that causes a person injury or harm
as a result of a defective design, manufacturing or ineffective or false
labeling. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly
22,000 fatalities and in excess of 29 million injuries are associated
with consumer products annually.
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In looking at these cases, Crossen Kooi's
Indiana injury attorneys will work with skilled experts to determine the viability of a claim.
Anyone injured as the result of a defective, poor design, ineffective
or failed warning, or unreasonably dangerous product can file suit against
the corporations involved in introducing the product into the market –
including manufacturers, designers, distributors and the end selling retailers.
Those injured should act immediately to preserve evidence by keeping the
product in a safe place and taking photos. Purchase information, receipts
and instruction manuals or pamphlets are also helpful to establish the
use and chain of custody.
If you believe you have been a victim of a defective product, please
contact Crossen Kooi to request a
free consultation with our Indiana personal injury lawyer!