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Defective Products

Montana and Oregon Defective Product Lawyers

Product liability is that area of personal injury law that makes the manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of consumer products liable for injuries resulting from the use of their products by the public. Research from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission indicates that defective, dangerous, or unsafe products cause 29.4 million injuries and over 21,000 deaths every year. Within the U.S., an estimated $700 billion is spent annually on the injuries, deaths, and property damage caused by consumer product accidents and incidents. 

The Montana and Oregon defective product attorneys at Bliven Law Firm, P.C., handle all types of personal injury cases, including those caused by product defects. Our firm prioritizes close client attention in which you will always work directly with an attorney. We have seen firsthand the impact that serious injuries and wrongful deaths can have on the individuals and families we serve. Our team is committed to holding those responsible for these unnecessary and preventable forms of negligence through claims and lawsuits. Let us use our 35+ years of intensive experience to help you navigate the legal system in such cases. 

Product Liability Cases

Virtually all products on the market are subject to product liability law. This includes more than just items found on store shelves. 

Defective products can include:

  • Food
  • Drugs
  • Appliances
  • Automobiles and their parts
  • Medical devices and implants
  • Toys
  • Cosmetics
  • Tools
  • Blood
  • Tobacco
  • Gases
  • Real estate
  • Writings
  • Maps
  • Commercial jets

When you suffer harm while using a consumer product as it was intended to be used, you may have legal recourse for your injuries and damages through a product liability claim. Under product liability law, a product may be defective in different ways.

These can include:

  • A defect in the way the product was designed. 
  • A defect in the way it was manufactured or assembled.
  • A defect in the way it was marketed, such as failing to warn consumers about risks or failing to provide proper instructions for use.

Product liability claims can be complicated as you must prove that, while using the product as intended, it had a defect (as listed above) that caused your injury. In such cases, you may be eligible for compensation to cover your medical expenses, lost income or wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. If you have been injured in such a way, we stand ready to help you with your potential defective product claim. 

Harmed by a consumer product? Get knowledgeable advice and guidance in a free consultation with a Montana and Oregon defective product lawyer. Contact us online or at (406) 625-0100 to get started.