Product liability refers to the legal responsibility of a manufacturer or seller of a product for any injuries or damages caused by the product. Suppose you have been injured or damaged by a defective or dangerous product in New York. In that case, you may be able to pursue a product liability claim to seek compensation for your injuries and losses.
Under New York law, there are three central product liability claims: manufacturing defects, design defects, and failure to warn. Manufacturing defects occur when a product is defective due to an error or problem in the manufacturing process. Design defects occur when a product is inherently dangerous due to a flaw in its design. Failure to warn occurs when a product needs to include adequate warning labels or instructions.
In order to file a product liability claim in New York, you need to prove that the product was either defective or dangerous, and that such defect or danger caused your injuries or damages. It is also important to identify the parties responsible, such as the manufacturer, distributor, or seller of the product.
Product liability cases can be complex and require the guidance of an experienced attorney. Suppose you have been injured or damaged by a defective or dangerous product in New York. In that case, seeking medical attention and contacting a knowledgeable attorney as soon as possible to explore your legal options and pursue the compensation you deserve is essential.