Salem Product Liability Attorneys

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Compensation Awards in Virginia

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

Product Liability Laws in Virginia

Three different types of defects are categorized in the laws of Product Liability in Virginia.

First, there are manufacturing defects. These are defects that happen when a product is soundly designed, but some error in its manufacturing caused it to be defective. For instance, the design of a chair might call for a specific type of wood to be used in the legs. If another, more brittle type, were used instead, this would be a manufacturing defect.

The second class of defects are categorized as design defects. These happen when the manufacturer built the item to the particular specifications, but the design was fault. As an example, if a coffee mug is too thin and a hot beverage cracks the mug and cuts you, this would be a design defect.

First, there are manufacturing defects. These are defects that happen when a product is soundly designed, but some error in its manufacturing caused it to be defective. For instance, the design of a chair might call for a specific type of wood to be used in the legs. If another, more brittle type, were used instead, this would be a manufacturing defect.

Help for your Product Liability Claim in Salem Virginia

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 Virginia.

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Life in Salem

Salem, Virginia is an independent city in central Virginia. It is physically located within the borders of Roanoke County, but as an independent city, it is not actually part of the county, nor under that county's jurisdiction. Nonetheless, the county courthouse is located in the city. Salem has a population of about 25,000 people.

Archeological digs show clear evidence of human habitation of the Salem area dating as far back as 8000 BCE (about 10,000 years ago). The first European settlements of Salem came in 1671, and it went on to serve important historical roles in the American Revolutionary War, and the Civil War. The city was officially founded in 1802, and to this day continues to preserve its small-town character in its beautiful natural setting.

Salem is faring pretty well economically - its median household income is about ,000 per year, and less than 7% of residents live below the poverty line, comparedto the nationwide rate of around 15%.

Salem, Virginia has a legal community that is dedicated to meeting the legal needs of the town's residents. If you need any legal services whatsoever, you should not hesitate to call a Salem, Virginia lawyer.

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