Nepean, Grimsby and Timmins Product Liability Lawyers
Our economy is one that is driven by commerce and a free market. But there are times when companies don’t fully consider the safety of the consumers who buy and use their products. Although our laws regulate this, there are times when negligence and carelessness will put consumers’ safety at risk and cause harm and injuries.
The Potential Risks of Consumer Products
Every year, consumers are injured or killed by hazardous or dangerous products here in Ontario. Manufacturers of these products have a legal responsibility to provide products that don’t pose a risk to their customers. When manufacturers fail to meet this responsibility, they often put their customers in danger. Manufacturing defects, design defects, and failures to warn are all ways in which a company can leave consumers exposed to harm.
Many different sectors of dangerous and defective products and equipment have injured unsuspecting consumers:
As a consumer, you have the right to rely on the safety of the products you purchase and use, however defective products make it into the marketplace each year. Their are laws that protect consumers from faulty and defective products. But it is often complicated to determine at what level of production or getting a product to market that liability falls. It may be
Because of this, bringing a product liability claim can be complicated since the points of liability can be found at the designer, manufacturer, distributor, supplier, marketer, wholesaler or even the retailer. That is when it is important to have an experienced product liability lawyer on your side.
Accidents resulting from a defective or dangerous product have been known to cause
as well as other devastating injuries. Our consumer protection laws protect injury victims who have suffered an injury due to a defective product. If you have been harmed by a dangerous product, you have the right to hold those responsible for your injuries accountable for your medical expenses, lost wages and other losses.
If you have suffered an injury due to a dangerous or defective product, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Call the experienced product liability lawyers at Barapp Law Firm and Associates. We have represented clients in Nepean, Grimsby and Timmins and throughout Ontario against dangerous products. Contact us today for a free consultation.