Compensation Awards in South Carolina
Most of the products you see for sale are safe, and have been tested to ensure that this is the case. However, there are some occurrences in which a product in Myrtle Beach is defective. If you or a loved one has been hurt by such a product, you could have a lawsuit that uses the laws of Product Liability.
Laws Regarding Product Liability in South Carolina
Three different kinds of defects are classified in the laws of Product Liability in South Carolina.
The first type are manufacturing defects. These are defects that occur when a product was assembled or made improperly. For example, 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 occurs when a product is not of sound design, and will be defective even if made to specifications. For example, if a kitchen knife's specifications call for a metal blade that is extremely thin and brittle, creating a risk that it might break, causing injury, this is a design defect.
Find Guidance for your Product Liability Claim in Myrtle Beach South Carolina
If you owned or used a product, and it hurt you because of one of the above defects, you should hire a Products Liability lawyer in South Carolina.