Compensation Awards in New York
Most of the products on the shelves of stores have been tested and retested for safety. However, there are occurrences where a product in West Hempstead is defective. If you or a family member has been injured by a defective product, then you may have a case for Products Liability
Laws of Product Liability in New York
Defective products are categorized into three different classes in New York.
First, manufacturing defects are those defects that stem from the actual manufacture of the product. For instance, if a desk collapses because the manufacturer did not put in three bolts that were required by the design, this would be a manufacturing defect.
The second type are design defects. These defects exist when they are ingrained in a product's design, and the product cannot be safely manufactured, even if made to specifications. For instance, if an electric saw lacks an emergency shutoff switch, this would be a design defect.
Help for your Product Liability Claim in West Hempstead New York
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 New York.