Compensation Awards in North Carolina
Most of the products on the shelves of stores have been tested and retested for safety. However, there are occasions where a product in Gastonia is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the region of law called Product Liability.
Product Liability Laws
Defective products are categorized in 3 basic categories in North Carolina.
The first type are manufacturing defects. These are defects that happen when a product was assembled or made improperly. For instance, if a table has a sound design, but during assembly two key bolts were not installed, 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.
Find Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Gastonia North Carolina
If you owned or used a product, and it injured you because of one of the above defects, you should contact a Products Liability lawyer in North Carolina.