Portland Product Liability Attorneys

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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 occurrences in which a product in Portland is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the region of law called Product Liability.

Product Liability Laws in Oregon

There are 3 basic classes of product defects in Oregon.

Manufacturing defects are the first. These are defects that come from the actual production and making of the product. For instance, if essential screws, which are called for in the design, are not installed in a chair, and the chair breaks when someone sits on it as a result, this is 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.

Manufacturing defects are the first. These are defects that come from the actual production and making of the product. For instance, if essential screws, which are called for in the design, are not installed in a chair, and the chair breaks when someone sits on it as a result, this is a manufacturing defect.

Find Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Portland 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 reliable Products Liability lawyer in Oregon.

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Life in Portland

Portland may be the 3rd most populous city in the Pacific Northwest but it's one of the most popular. Known as one of the greenest cities in the world, Portland has used city planning and public transportation to lessen residents' impact on their surrounding environment. In fact, Portland has been named the second most eco-friendly place behind Reykjavik, Iceland by Grist Magazine, and in top 10 greenest cities by Move, Inc.

P-town residents live among some of the most innovative microbreweries and distilleries. Widmer Brothers, Henry Weinhard, and Michael "Beerhunter" Jackson even dubbed Portland beer capital of the world. Portland Mayor Tom Potter nicknamed the city "Beertown."

Most people probably know Portland as the location of the Nike Headquarters (known as the Nike Campus) but the city also plays host to KEEN, Adidas, Columbia Sportsware, U.S. Bank, Oregon Steel Mills, Willamette Industries, and Louisiana-Pacific. Since the city is known as a "green city" you won't be too surprised to find there are a number of alternative energy companies there like Vestas Wind Systems.

Portland is unique in that the city hosts the worlds largest, and even legally sanctioned in Portland court, naked bike ride. The annual World Naked Bike Ride began in 1999 with less than seven participants but has grown to over 13,000. Another legal oddity you may not know is that there are very strong speech protections in the Oregon constitution that extend to full nudity and lap dances in strip clubs. Not by coincidence, Portland has more strip clubs per capita than Las Vegas or San Francisco.

If you need some help navigating these sometimes confusing courts, consult a local Portland lawyer today.

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