Products Liability - Geoffrey D. Pelosi Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Lawer
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Products Liability

If a dangerous or defective product has injured you or a member of your family, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation for the injuries. Although you may think a lawsuit is not possible when a product malfunctions, it is imperative you do not discard or give away the product (rather, keep it in a safe, secure location if possible), seek medical attention for your injuries and call attorneys as experienced as Geoffrey Pelosi to evaluate the product and your case.

Product liability matters we handle include, but are not limited to, injuries resulting from defective seatbelts and other automobile/motorcycle parts, any home or office appliances, lawn mowers and any tools, medical devices, prescription drugs, and children’s products and toys.

In Florida, to succeed in a product liability lawsuit, plaintiffs are required to prove the following elements in a negligence claim:

The plaintiff was injured or suffered losses. The plaintiff must show actual injury or monetary loss as a result of the use of the defective product.

The product is defective. The plaintiff must prove that the product either had a design defect or manufacturing defect, or that the company failed to warn of the risks of the product.

The defect was the actual and proximate cause of the injury. The injury sustained must have been caused by the defect itself. The defective product must also be the proximate cause of the injury. A defendant will not be liable where an “intervening act” supersedes the defective product as the proximate cause of the injury.

The product was being used as intended. The product must have been used in a way the manufacturer intended to be used or in a way the manufacturer could expect a reasonable person to use it.

Injuries resulting from defective products can result in physical, emotional, and financial stress. Remember, we will come to you if you are unable to come to our offices. Please contact us, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, via telephone at (954) 870-5479 or email at geoff@pelosiinjurylaw.com to discuss all of your legal concerns. We will always keep in touch with you every step of the way throughout your case and respond to all telephone calls and Emails; you will never be left wondering what is occurring with your case and you will never be told we are too busy to speak with you.

Do you think you have a case? Call today to schedule your free consultation!
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