Numerous Virginians are seriously injured every day in accidents involving common household items like children's toys, cosmetics, lawn mowers, blow dryers, electrical outlets, and so forth.
Defects in commercial products may result in the product manufacturer being held legally responsible for your injuries.
Albiston Brannon & Gilbert has experience representing people who suffered serious, life-altering harm from a defective product. For example, Our firm has handled cases involving the defective DePuy ADR hip replacement device and side effects from the Yaz/Yasmin birth control pill.
Products liability law is a form of personal injury law that holds a manufacturer, distributor or a retail merchant responsible for your injuries. A manufacturer’s liability for a poorly designed or improperly made product applies to all types of products, including those used in a work setting. Examples of defective products include:
Under Virginia law, you have a legal right to expect that a product is reasonably safe when you used as intended. If you, or a loved one, was injured by a defective product, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. You could pursue compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and any permanent injuries resulting from the defective product.