What Should You Do if You Are Injured or Lose a Loved Due to an Unsafe or Defective Product?

by Aaron Gartlan

March 20, 2013 | Defective Products

In general, a product liability case should be handled in the same manner as any other personal injury, accident or wrongful death case. A product liability case can often stem from a workplace accident. In a product liability case, you are actually bringing a case against the manufacturer of a product for putting an unsafe product into the stream of commerce, which can happen in an industrial setting or worksite. In a product liability case, if the defective product disappears or is disposed of, then you might not have a case. There would be nothing to have an expert come in and examine and to demonstrate that there was a defect. There is no way to prove and demonstrate the liability at that point. Again, that shows the importance of getting the right personal injury lawyer and law firm involved in the case immediately. In these cases, you do not want to go it alone or be in a position of dealing with a big powerful insurance company or corporation on your own. You want to find the right personal injury and accident lawyer and law firm that has experience and resources to handle a personal injury, accident, or wrongful death case.


Aaron Gartlan is a graduate of Troy University and the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law who focuses his practice exclusively on representing those injured by the wrongdoing of others. He is member of the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition to his legal practice, Aaron teaches Business Law as an adjunct instructor at Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business and serves as a field artillery sergeant in the Alabama National Guard.

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