Standing Up For Victims Of Defective Products
Product liability claims are different from typical negligence claims. Unlike auto accident cases and other personal injury cases, which typically require a plaintiff to prove that their injury was caused by the carelessness of another, designers, manufacturers and distributors of products that pose an unreasonable risk of harm to consumers may be held responsible under a strict liability standard.
Designers, manufacturers and distributors may even be held responsible if a consumer misused the product, so long as it was foreseeable that the product could be used in that way and no steps were taken to safeguard the consumer against foreseeable harms. Due to the complex nature of products liability claims and the costs associated with demonstrating responsibility, a person injured by a defective product should retain an experienced products liability attorney who can advocate effectively on his or her behalf.
Hof & Reid LLC is the Lehigh Valley law firm to which victims injured from defective products turn for help. Our firm handles all aspects of injury-based claims including personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability.
Handling All Types Of Claims
Our attorneys can help if you have been injured due to a defective product, including:
- Defective auto parts
- Defective machinery
- Defective yard equipment (such as lawn mowers or weed whackers)
- Defective electrical appliances
- Defective household appliances
- Defective power tools (saws and nail guns)
- Defective HVAC systems
- Defective farming equipment
- Defective children’s toys
- Defective playground equipment
Working With Experts To Develop Your Case
In order to ensure that your rights are appropriately protected, it is important to have an experienced product liability attorney by your side. In almost every product liability case, a plaintiff must secure a reliable expert who can provide an expert report and explain to the jury why the product is defective or unreasonably safe to consumers.
Our attorneys know other professionals who are experts in their field and can provide reliable opinions based on the facts of each individual case, and provide the requisite testimony at trial to establish the liability of the product designers, manufacturers and distributors.
To speak with a Pennsylvania lawyer who is experienced in handling cases involving product defects, contact Hof & Reid LLC, the firm where injured victims in the Lehigh Valley turn to for help. To contact our law office in Easton or Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, send us an email or call 610-258-6184.