Portsmouth Product Liability Attorneys

Find the right Product Liability attorney in Portsmouth, VA

Compensation Awards in Virginia

Most of the products offered for sale are reasonably safe, and has been tested to verify this fact. However, in relatively rare cases, a product sold or used in Portsmouth is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the region of law called Product Liability.

Product Liability Laws in Virginia

Three different kinds of defects are classified in the laws of Product Liability in Virginia.

First, manufacturing defects are those defects that stem from the actual manufacture of the product. For example, 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 inherent in a product's design, and the product cannot be safely manufactured, even if made to specifications. For example, 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 example, 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 Help for your Product Liability Claim in Portsmouth Virginia

If you own or used a product that has harmed you, and you believe it suffers from one of the above defects, you should talk to a Products Liability attorney in Virginia.

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Life in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia is an independent city (meaning it is not part of any county) in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia. Its population is about 95,000 people.

Portsmouth is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a historic and still-active shipbuilding facility for the United States Navy. It was given the name "Norfolk" to avoid confusing it with the Naval shipyard that already existed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

This shipyard employs thousands of people, and is one of the major economic drivers of Portsmouth, Virginia. The shipyard, and the associated military installations nearby, employ several Portsmouth, Virginia attorneys, both as military officers and civilians.

Because of its varied industries and large military presence, there are many lawyers in Portsmouth, Virginia practicing a wide variety of legal specialties. If you need legal advice, chances are good that you can find a Portsmouth, Virginia attorney who can help.

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