Hagerstown Product Liability Attorneys

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Compensation Awards in Maryland

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 occurrences, a product in Hagerstown is defective. If you or a family member has been injured by a defective product, you may have a Products Liability case.

Product Liability Laws in Maryland

There are three forms of defects that the laws of Product Liability encompass in Maryland.

The first is identified as "manufacturing defects." These defects exist when a product is of sound design, but was assembled or built improperly. For instance, 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 class of defects are categorized as design defects. These happen when the manufacturer built the item to the precise specifications, but the design was fault. As an example, if a coffee mug is too thin and a hot beverage cracks the mug and cuts you, 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 instance, 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.

Find Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Hagerstown Maryland

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

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Life in Hagerstown

Hagerstown is the county seat of Washington County, located in the state of Maryland. It was founded in 1762 and has a population of about 40,000. It is the sixth largest city in the state and the largest city in the area known as Western Maryland. It is considered to be the industrial and commercial center of the greater Tri-State area, and is therefore locally known as "The Hub City".

Hagerstown received its reputation as a commercial nexus due to its heritage in the transportation industry, namely the railroad and airport industries. As a result today the city has several museums commemorating its rich beginnings, including the Train Museum. The city continues to promote development with the Neighborhoods 1st Program. The program encourages community improvement through participation in local government and planning.

Many unique events draw visitors and tourists throughout the year. For example, the city hosts fairs like Market in the Square, Colonial Family Fun Day, and Augustoberfest. Downtown Hagerstown is an ideal place for shopping, retail and recreation. It is also an excellent site to start a career, as many companies have made their home in the city.

Lawyers in Hagerstown typically practice in a wide range of legal fields and some specialize in particular areas of law. Hagerstown, Maryland lawyers usually file their claims at the Washington County District Court located in Hagerstown.

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