Compensation Awards in New York
Most of the products on the shelves of stores have been tested and retested for safety. However, there are occasions where a product in Southold is defective. If you or a family member has been hurt by a defective product, then you may have a case for Products Liability
Laws of Product Liability in New York
There are three forms of defects that the laws of Product Liability encompass in New York.
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.
Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Southold New York
If you believe a product caused you injuries by one or more of the defects described above, your best bet would be to contact a knowledgeable Products Liability lawyer in New York.