Pittsfield Product Liability Attorneys

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Compensation Awards in Massachusetts

When you walk into a store these days, you can expect that almost every item on the shelves has been tested and re-tested for safety. However, on rare occurrences, a product in Pittsfield is defective. If you or a family member has been injured by a defective product, you may have a Products Liability case.

Laws Regarding Product Liability in Massachusetts

Defective products are categorized into three different categories in Massachusetts.

The first is identified as "manufacturing defects." These defects exist when a product is of sound design, but was assembled or built improperly. For example, the design of an electric saw might include an emergency shutoff switch. If this switch was installed improperly, and therefore didn't work, this would be an example of a manufacturing defect.

The second type are design defects. These defects exist when they are inherent in a product's design, and the product cannot be safely manufactured, even if made to specifications. For example, if an electric saw lacks an emergency shutoff switch, this would be a design defect.

The first is identified as "manufacturing defects." These defects exist when a product is of sound design, but was assembled or built improperly. For example, the design of an electric saw might include an emergency shutoff switch. If this switch was installed improperly, and therefore didn't work, this would be an example of a manufacturing defect.

Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Pittsfield Massachusetts

If a product you own or used has hurt you and you believe that it falls into one of the above categories of defects, you should talk to an efficient Products Liability attorney in Massachusetts.

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Life in Pittsfield

Pittsfield is located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. An interesting fact is that in 2005, Farmers Insurance ranked the city twentieth in the U.S. on the "Most Secure Place to Live" list. Forbest Magazine also ranked Pittsfield as number sixty-one in its list for "Best Small Places for Business."

Some known businesses in Pittsfield include Chemex Corporation, Blue-Q, SABIC, Laurin Publishing, Thaddeus Clapp House, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, and Berkshire Gas. Naturally, to support these businesses, Pittsfield is home to many attorneys who can easily handle the legal needs of businesses and residents.

Some famous residents include Thomas Allen, Silvio O. Conte, Cy Ferry, Tom Grieve, Stephanie Wilson and Robin Williams.

All in all, Pittsfield is a place that residents love to live in, and people love to visit!

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