Even though there are laws in the United States to protect consumers from faulty and dangerous products, the need for a good malfunctioning device law firm Washington DC consumers can rely on, is on the rise.
Before a product is approved to be sold in the United States, it must go through strict tests to ensure that people will not get injured while using it, or become ill from using it over a period of time. This is supposed to give consumers reasonable assurance that a product or good they are purchasing is safe for them to use. And while consumers are fortunate to have these measures in place, there continues to be faulty and malfunctioning products sold to innocent people. Companies regularly have to recall products that have injured people after they have been tested and released as safe for public consumption. There are numerous class action lawsuits every year against companies whose products have injured many people.
In the past decade, people have become more and more reliant on cell phones, smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices. Many people can barely remember the days when they needed information and had to wait until they could get to the library to look it up. Many people remember the days when being able to carry a computer around in a pocket or in the palm of their hand, was only real in science fiction.
Nowadays people use their smartphones and other handheld devices on a daily and constant basis, for many different things. They use them to navigate how they travel from one place to another, read and respond to emails, look information up on the web, play games alone and with others, participate in social media, to do their banking, to know how to dress in the morning, to keep track of how much exercise they’ve gotten, to keep track of what they are eating, to listen to music, and to watch movies and television shows, name just a few of the many ways people use their handheld devices.
Along with the leaps and bounds of improvements that have been made in the past decade in ways that handheld devices can enhance our lives, have also come more and more faulty and malfunctioning devices that have injured innocent people. If you or someone you love has been injured because of a faulty or malfunctioning device, or if someone close to you has died because of this, the injured victim and their family may be entitled to compensation. To help you determine whether or not an injury from a malfunctioning device warrants a personal injury claim, contact the reputable Washington DC injury lawyers of Cohen & Cohen.
Malfunctioning device injury claims can be difficult to prove for a variety of reasons. One of these is that most handheld devices are not designed, manufactured, assembled, distributed and sold by the same party. Very often, there are several parties involved in a product before it is made available to the public to purchase. And while it may seem obvious to an injured victim and his or her family that a faulty or malfunctioning product is what caused the victim’s injury, each of the parties involved will likely try to defend their contribution to the product as safe. It can be tedious and cumbersome to assign and assess blame when there several parties involved.
If you or someone close to you has been injured by a malfunctioning device or if someone close to you has died because of this, for a highly rated malfunctioning device law firm Washington DC victims of malfunctioning devices can rely on, contact Cohen & Cohen, P.C.
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