When an injury is caused by a defective product, a claim may be brought against the company that manufactured, distributed or sold the product. These products include medical devices, drugs, machinery, tools, toys, fireworks, water, and food and beverages, among other items. The company who designs a product has an obligation to design and manufacture a reasonably safe product that poses no threat to the safety of anyone using it appropriately, to promote and advertise the product in an accurate and truthful manner concerning its use, provide proper labeling and instructions for safe use, and provide adequate warnings of any potential side effects or dangers so consumers are made fully aware of any risks associated with use of the product. The company who manufactures the product is also responsible for implementing the product design with the appropriate safety features, parts and materials.
The injured person may seek compensation for his or her medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress and physical disabilities and disfigurement caused by the incident.
To consult with our office regarding a potential unsafe product claim, please call (312) 346-6800 or complete and submit the contact form. We urge you to contact an attorney as soon as possible, to ensure all of your rights are protected.