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When Do You Need a Maryland Product Defect Lawyer?

College Park MD product defect lawyer

College Park MD product defect lawyerIf you or someone you love has been injured by a faulty or dangerous product that was purchased in Maryland, you may be in need of a College Park, MD product defect lawyer who is licensed to practice throughout the state of Maryland.

What kinds of products cause the kinds of injuries a product defect lawyer helps people with?

Even though the majority of products that are available to consumers in the U.S. do not harm people in any way, essentially, almost any one of them technically could.

If the term product defect lawyer is familiar to you, you may think about it in terms of defective parts in automobiles, electronics, household appliances, and machinery; or prescription medication and medical devices; or other things that bring about lawsuits that you may have heard about in the news and from friends and neighbors.

A product defect lawyer from College Park, MD can file a personal injury claim on behalf of an individual who was injured or became ill from a product purchased in Maryland, or on behalf of a group of people as part of a class action lawsuit.

A product defect can also refer to something that has been made available to consumers that is as simple as a food such as spinach or Romaine lettuce. There have been situations in the past several years where first spinach and then later Romaine, were contaminated with bacteria such as E. Coli and Salmonella, which can cause severe conditions and long-term damage to those who are afflicted with them, and can even result in death.  

Common products that have injured people to the point of needing to file a personal injury claim with the help of a product defect lawyer who is located in College Park or close to where they live in Maryland, include but are not limited to:

  • Infant and children’s clothing
  • Infant and children’s products such as cribs, high chairs, car seats, etc.
  • Toys (for both children and adults)
  • Electronic devices
  • Cell and smartphones
  • Automobiles
  • Medical devices and implants
  • Prescription and over the counter medications
  • Foods from markets, restaurants, bars, on cruise ships, etc.
  • Rides at amusement parks
  • Playground equipment
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Household appliances
  • Pool and spa equipment
  • Construction equipment and other heavy machinery

If you or someone you love was injured or became ill from using any of the above products or one not mentioned here, a College Park, MD product defect lawyer may be able to help you to get compensation for your or your loved one’s injury or illness.

Who can file for compensation from a defective product in Maryland?

In Maryland, as a broad generalisation, a victim of a faulty or dangerous product, or a living or deceased victim’s family on the victim’s behalf, can typically file a personal injury claim for a defective product if they can prove that the victim:

One, was injured by a faulty or dangerous product and

Two, the victim’s injury was caused by the negligence of one or more party involved in making the dangerous or faulty product available to consumers

For a College Park, MD product defect lawyer who can help you to understand the rights of for yourself or for a family member, contact Cohen & Cohen, P.C. for a free case evaluation any time of the day or night, any day of the year.

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