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If you tried to keep track of all the products that you use during the day, you would probably lose count. You rely on every product you use and consume to be safe, but there are times when defective products make it into our households. At Jacobs & Jacobs, our team is here to help do you need a New Haven product liability lawyer by your side. If a defective product has caused harm to you or your family, we will investigate the situation and help you recover the compensation you need from negligent companies or manufacturers.
Product liability cases can become incredibly complex, and under no circumstances should an individual try to handle these claims on their own. The reality is that you need a New Haven product liability lawyer to stand up to major companies, their legal teams, and their aggressive insurance carriers. An attorney can use their resources to:
When we go look at the government website devoted to keeping track of all recalls in the country, we can see that just about any type of product we use or consume can become defective in some way. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
The unfortunate reality is that defective products can lead to significant injuries or internal illnesses for those involved. Most people do not expect the items they purchase to be defective, which means that these injuries and illnesses happen suddenly and without warning.
There are many ways that products can become defective, but we can boil down the problem to three main causes:
There is a wide type of injuries that can occur as a result of a product being defective. In some cases, this will include traumatic injuries such as:
In other cases, a defective product can lead to internal illnesses or injuries. Some of these can include:
Those who have been injured by defective products will often be able to recover various types of compensation from company products or manufacturers. At Jacobs & Jacobs, our dedicated New Haven product liability lawyers strive to recover both economic and non-economic compensation on behalf of our clients. This can include, but is not limited to, the following:
The total amount of compensation available in these cases will vary depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding each particular case. In rare instances, product liability victims may be able to recover punitive damages on top of the other compensation awarded in the case. Punitive damages are typically reserved for instances where the product company or manufacturer knew about the harm associated with the product but failed to warn consumers or issue a recall.
If you or somebody you care about has been injured after using or consuming a defective product, reach out to the New Haven personal injury lawyers from Jacobs & Jacobs today. Our attorneys have a track record of success handling complex injury cases, and we have the resources necessary to help you secure the compensation you need. We are not afraid to take on major companies or their insurance carriers and legal teams. Let us get to work on your behalf when you need a product liability attorney. You can contact us online or call us at (203) 777-2300 to schedule a free consultation.