Hoffman Estates Product Liability Attorneys

Find the right Product Liability attorney in Hoffman Estates, IL

Compensation Awards in Illinois

When you walk into a store these days, you can expect that almost every product on the shelves has been tested and re-tested for safety. However, on rare times, a product in Hoffman Estates is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the field of law called Product Liability.

Product Liability Laws in Illinois

Three different types of defects are categorized in the laws of Product Liability in Illinois.

First, there are manufacturing defects. These are defects that happen when a product is soundly designed, but some error in its manufacturing caused it to be defective. For instance, the design of a chair might call for a particular type of wood to be used in the legs. If another, more brittle type, were used instead, this would be a manufacturing defect.

The second type is the design defect. This happens when a product is not of sound design, and will be defective even if made to specifications. For instance, if a kitchen knife's specifications call for a metal blade that is very thin and brittle, creating a risk that it might break, causing injury, this is a design defect.

First, there are manufacturing defects. These are defects that happen when a product is soundly designed, but some error in its manufacturing caused it to be defective. For instance, the design of a chair might call for a particular type of wood to be used in the legs. If another, more brittle type, were used instead, this would be a manufacturing defect.

Find Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Hoffman Estates Illinois

If you own or used a product that has harmed you, and you believe it suffers from one of the above defects, you should speak to a Products Liability attorney in Illinois.

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Life in Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates is situated to the northwest of downtown Chicago. This Cook County city is an affluent suburb that is home to 54,000 Illinois residents. Because it's an affluent city with many attractions, many lawyers call it home. Hoffman Estates lawyers are familiar with local courts and procedures, consulting on a wide range of cases. Major industry in Hoffman Estates include the headquarters of the Sears Holdings Corporation, the ATT headquarters for the Midwest, American headquarters for Japanese machine tool manufacturer Mori Seiki, and a number of sports teams.

The Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates plays host to major indoor soccer team Chicago Storm, the Chicago Slaughter indoor football team, and Chicago Bliss lingerie football team. More recently, Heartland International Tattoo relocated to the Sears Centre. It's one of the largest music and dance festivals in the Midwest. Hoffman Estates gained prominence in the mid-1960s and early 1970s when the Centex corporation began mass producing homes on adjacent lots. The location was desirable because the Northwest Tollway opened providing direct access to Chicago's downtown businesses. Soon afterward the Woodfield Mall opened and a master planned community began construction attracting a number of corporate headquarters and tourist attractions. 

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