There are three common types of products liability cases:
A product is defectively designed if at the time it leaves the manufacturer’s hands it is in a condition not reasonably contemplated by the ultimate consumer, and it is unreasonably dangerous for its intended use.
There is a seven factor test to determine whether a product is defectively designed:
There are many defenses to product liability claims such as:
Expert testimony is common in products liability cases. It can establish many things such as the fact that an injury could not have occurred the way a Plaintiff is claiming that it did. Also it could establish that a Plaintiff was misusing a product. If you have been injured by a product, consult with an experienced personal injury attorney.