Dangerous and defective products still injure and kill thousands of people every year despite all of the governmental regulations and consumer protection advocates. Product liability claims are attempts by consumers to hold manufacturers, designers, and sellers liable for the injuries their products have caused.
If you were harmed by a dangerous product, contact Bonifield & Rosenstengel, P.C., for legal guidance on whether you have a legal claim against the manufacturer or other parties. Located in Belleville, Illinois, we represent clients in product liability claims throughout central and southern Illinois, as well as the St. Louis, Missouri, metropolitan area.
Any type of product can unexpectedly injure you or a family member. There are a variety of ways to recover compensation after this type of injury. Here are some of the common types of claims:
While any product can injure you, our firm focuses on representing clients injured by an unsafe car, farm equipment, industrial equipment, construction equipment, or household appliance.
Some categories of products are more likely to cause harm than others. Dangerous product categories include:
Even if no recall was ever issued for your product, you may still have a legal claim.
Many potentially hazardous products are commonplace in every household. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the top household hazards are:
If you were injured by these or other products, talk to our lawyers about your options.
As a type of, product liability claims follow the same general legal process. These claims are often resolved through settlement outside of court. However, they may also go to trial, and it’s important to work with a legal team that is prepared to fight for you in court.
Product liability cases differ from other personal injury lawsuits in that experts are often necessary for building a strong case. Our lawyers know how to involve the right experts to prepare compelling evidence for trial.
We can help with your legal options after you or a loved one has suffered serious harm due to a dangerous product. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation about a product liability claim. Callur attorneys represent clients throughout Illinois and Missouri, including people in East St. Louis and Edwardsville.