Compensation Awards in Oregon

Most of the products you see for sale are safe, and have been tested to ensure that this is the case. However, there are certain occasions in which a product in La Grande is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the area of law called Product Liability.

Product Liability Laws in Oregon

There are 3 basic classes of product defects in Oregon.

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.

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.

Find Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in La Grande Oregon

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 Oregon.