New Orleans Attorneys Protect Victims of Unsafe Products
Louisiana product liability law firm helps you file a claim for compensation
Product manufacturers have a responsibility to design and develop merchandise that is safe and free of defects. When a poorly created product makes it to market and causes illness or injury, victims have the right to take legal action. At Venezia & Associates (APLC), our diligent team of product liability lawyers can walk you through the process of filing a lawsuit. If you suffer injury because of a defective automobile airbag, malfunctioning appliance, pharmaceutical device, or other hazardous product, we can use our decades of experience and legal knowledge to help you file a lawsuit for fair compensation.
Product liability is an area of tort law that holds manufacturers responsible for creating and releasing hazardous products to the public. According to Louisiana Louisiana Revised Statute 9:2800.54, a product may be deemed unreasonably dangerous in one of the following ways:
Dangerous construction or composition
Because an adequate warning was not provided
Because it does not conform to an express warranty of the manufacturer
When pursuing damages in a product liability case, it is important to remember, that the law requires your damages stem from your “reasonably anticipated use of the product.” This means that if you are injured because you used the product in a manner it was not intended, you may have difficulty recovering damages.
Types of product liability claims
Product liability claims apply to products manufactured by consumers. Some common types of product liability claims include:
Defective medical devices: About one in ten Americans has an implanted medical device. Defects in pacemakers, joint replacements, and birth control devices can cause serious injury, or death.
Automobile parts: Defectively designed or installed automobile parts, like tires or airbags, can cause serious injury.
Household tools: Tools designed for the home user can cause severe injury or damage if they are defectively designed or built.
Because the statute of limitations for injury cases in the state is one year, seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our attorneys can assess your product liability case, help you file your claim, and fight for your right to compensation in court if necessary.
Contact a reputable New Orleans product liability law firm
If you suffer injury because of a dangerous or defective product, Venezia & Associates (APLC) can help you file a lawsuit against the manufacturer or seller. For more than 20 years, our firm has stood up for injury victims throughout Louisiana. Call (504) 486-3910 orcontact us online to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case with an experienced accident attorney today.