In product liability cases, we hold the designers, manufacturers, and sellers responsible for the injuries and harm suffered by buyers and users of dangerous or defective products. For purposes of a product liability case, a “product” involves anything from a car to a costume to a cell phone.
The defects we look for are flaws in the way a particular product was designed, manufactured, or marketed to the public.
TYPES OF PRODUCT LIABILITY LAWSUITS
Dangerous product claims can be based on one of three theories: (1) negligence; (2) strict liability, or (3) breach of warranty of fitness. Minnesota has enacted some comprehensive products liability statutes that address each of these theories of recovery.
Examples of recent prominent product liability cases include:
- E. Coli, Listeria, and Salmonella Foodborne Illness Outbreaks;
- Automobile Recalls;
- Recall of Dangerous Products;
- ATV Rollover Cases involving the Yamaha Rhino;
- Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, such as Zicam or Fentanyl;
- Dangerous Nutritional Supplements, such as Hydroxycut;
- Candy Recalls, such as Aqua Dots;
- Toy Recalls; and
- Other Products that cause Serious Injury or Death
REMEDIES TO PURSUE IN A PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE
In a product liability action, you are entitled to recover for your pain, suffering and disfigurement, lost wages, medical bills and, in some cases, punitive damages. Our lawyers accept cases involving dangerous products on contingency basis and will front all expenses associated with the investigation of your case. If we recover nothing, you owe us nothing.
TRIAL ATTORNEYS WHO WILL PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS
Product liability lawsuits are some of the most difficult and expensive cases to pursue. They require Minnesota product liability lawyers with the resources to properly evaluate and demonstrate that a product is defective. Defendants in such cases are usually large corporations with seemingly unlimited resources available to defend against product liability lawsuits. The risks to them are incredible. As a result, they often retain some of the largest, most successful defense firms in the country. For that reason, you, too, need a qualified advocate to fight for you.