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When Should You Call an Arlington Product Defect Lawyer?

Arlington, VA Product Defect Lawyer

When Should You Call an Arlington Product Defect LawyerYou should call an Arlington, VA product defect lawyer when you or someone you care about has been injured or become unwell because of a defective or dangerous product.

Consumers in the United States are fortunate to be protected by laws and regulations that are supposed to prevent unsafe products from becoming available to them. This does not mean that everything that is sold in the U.S. can be used completely risk free but when a product or good comes with an inherent danger or risk, the product is supposed to have ample warning on it and instructions on how to use it as safely as possible. If a product fails to have warnings and provide appropriate instructions, it may be considered a breach of warranty which is against the law.

When someone is injured from a defective or dangerous product, they may be entitled to compensation for expenses related to their injury.

A good place to start to help you determine whether or not your particular situation warrants a personal injury claim is with a reputable Arlington, VA product defect lawyer who is familiar with Arlington courts and judges.

Who is going to be responsible for your expenses that are the result of your defective product injury?

There is no one answer to this question for all product defect injury claims but one thing is for sure, you the victim, should not have to pay for expenses that are the result of an injury from a defective product.

Something that can be tricky about proving culpability for product injury claims is that usually, more than one party is responsible for making a product available to the consuming public. Some of the parties who may be held responsible for making a defective product available to the public include but are not limited to:

  • Designers
  • Engineers
  • Manufacturers
  • Assemblers
  • Product testers
  • Distributors
  • Sellers

One of the reasons that many people recommend enlisting the help of an Arlington, VA product defect lawyer is that when it is possible for so many different parties to be culpable for a dangerous product, they are likely to point the fingers to other parties in order to try to deflect their own responsibility. It can be complicated to keep track of all of the parties involved and it can be expensive and tedious to get information from them. While it might seem like hiring an Arlington, VA product defect lawyer is going to cost you money, in the long run, many times this will wind up saving you money.

How much will it cost to contact a good product defect lawyer?

Different product defect lawyers have different policies but some will give you a free case evaluation with no obligations. As well, most lawyers who handle product defect cases are ultimately personal injury lawyers who are especially well-versed and/or experienced in this area of personal injury law. Many personal injury lawyers are willing to work on a contingency basis. This means that you do not have to pay money to them out of pocket but agree that if you win a settlement or award, they will get a percentage of this amount.

For a highly rated Arlington, VA product defect lawyer who gives free case evaluations and works on a contingency basis, contact Cohen & Cohen, P.C. any time of the day or night, any day of the year.

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