Passaic Product Liability Attorneys

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Compensation Awards in New Jersey

Most of the products on the shelves of stores have been tested and retested for safety. However, there are occasions where a product in Passaic is defective. If you or a family member has been harmed by a defective product, you may have a Products Liability case.

Laws Regarding Product Liability in New Jersey

Defective products are grouped into three different categories in New Jersey.

The first is known 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.

Second, design defects are defects that are present because the design is faulty. For instance, if a coffee mug melts any time hot coffee is put in because the design called for the faulty material, this would be a design defect.

The first is known 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.

Find Help for your Product Liability Claim in Passaic New Jersey

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 New Jersey.

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Life in Passaic

Passaic, New Jersey is a city in Passaic County. As of a 2008 Census estimate, its population is just under 67,000 people.

The city of Passaic can trace its origins to a Dutch settlement established in 1679, on the Passaic River. "Passaic" comes from the Lenape word pahsayèk, which means "valley." The 19th Century saw a great deal of industrial growth, becoming a center for the textile industry. Passaic is sometimes called the "birthplace of television" because, while the TV was not invented there, it is the site of the first permanent TV station designed to broadcast to consumers. It began transmission in 1931.

Currently, portions of Passaic are designated by the state of New Jersey as "urban enterprise zones." This is part of a state program to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth by targeting areas underserved by businesses providing basic services, and encouraging them to set up shop there through reduced sales taxes (3 1/2% as opposed the statewide rate of 7%), and tax credits for hiring new employees.

If you live in Passaic, New Jersey, and need an attorney, chances are good that you'll be able to find one. Thanks to its size, diversity, and proximity to the large city of Newark, there is a significant legal community there. The chances are good that a Passaic, New Jersey lawyer can help you with whatever legal issues you might face.

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