With all of the rules and regulations that govern our daily lives in the United States, especially in Washington D.C., our country’s center of politics and law, it may be surprising to hear that many people find the need for a product defect law firm Washington D.C. community members can rely on.
Many of us have grown up with the luxury of thinking that if we purchase a product for ourselves or our families, use a vehicle or other “household” machine, take medication a doctor prescribes, undergo routine medical procedures, etc.- we will be safe if we use these things according to instructions from manufacturers and people who have the authority to tell us how to use them. An unfortunate reality is that adults, children, babies, and the elderly get hurt by dangerous and/or defective products all the time.
If you or someone you love has been injured because of a defective product, or if someone close to you has died as the result of a defective product, you may find it helpful to talk to an experienced product defect law firm Washington D.C. product liability victims and their families have gotten help from in the past.
The compassionate Washington DC injury lawyers at Cohen & Cohen, P.C. are dedicated to protecting consumers who are injured or compromised as the result of defective products. Not only do we believe in protecting individual victims, we feel that dangerous products pose a threat to the entire community and we want to do as much as we can to protect our community.
What is Product Liability?
Product liability laws are complex. At a very basic level, the term “product liability” is referring to the legal responsibility of those involved in the design, production, manufacturing, distribution and sale of a product, to make sure that the product is safe for public consumption. We are lucky to live in a country that has laws giving us the basic right to safe and effective products.
The unfortunate reality is that even with our rules and regulations, there are many people who find themselves in need of a top-rated product defect law firm Washington D.C. resident feel lucky to have on their side.
Proving Product Liability
There are many different entities that may be responsible for a defective product in a product liability claim. A large portion of product liability laws are enforced at the state level. It can be extremely difficult to prove this kind of case in the D.C. area unless you have an experienced product defect law firm Washington D.C. is proud to call its own, on your side.
The four most common product liability claims in the U.S. are:
- Strict liability
- Breach of warranty
- Consumer protection claims
The above information about product liability law is presented at a very basic level. In no way is it intended to be legal advice or suggestion. If you think that you may be in a position to seek compensation for a product liability issue, contact a lawyer who is licensed to practice in this area of the law.
For a top-rated product defect law firm Washington D.C. product liability victims and their families have felt fortunate to have on their sides, contact the dedicated team at Cohen & Cohen, P.C., for a free case evaluation 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.