Millions of consumer products are purchased every year, and thousands of people are injured while using them. Perhaps the most dangerous aspect of the Florida product liability law is that the person who is injured is often injured badly because he or she did not expect anything to go wrong, which is a reasonable assumption.
When someone is injured by a defective product, the suffering can be great and the prospect of taking on a corporate giant can be very intimidating. Another aspect of product liability law is that the standards that are applied are quite complicated. Below is an overview of the two predominant theories of liability within this area of law.
Product Liability Theories and Concepts for Defective Products
Basically, when someone is injured by a defective product, the plaintiff must prove that the product was in fact defective by using one of two theories, which appear below:
Generally, proving these theories in the eyes of the law is not an easy process. Many times, it will require some sort of expert testimony to establish either of the theories above, as someone who does not have the specific industry experience would not be able to speak definitively about the potentially defective design or manufacture.
Contact the West Palm Beach product liability lawyers at the law firm Domnick & Shevin PL today to schedule a free initial consultation if you've been hurt or injured and think it was a due to a defective or poorly designed product. The following information is provided to give you the basis for a product liability claim in the state of Florida.
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