Compensation Awards in Washington

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 Arlington is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the area of law called Product Liability.

Product Liability Laws in Washington

There are 3 basic categories of product defects in Washington.

First, there are manufacturing defects. These are defects that occur when a product is soundly designed, but some error in its manufacturing caused it to be defective. For example, the design of a chair might call for a particular 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 classified as design defects. These occur when the manufacturer built the item to the specific 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 occur when a product is soundly designed, but some error in its manufacturing caused it to be defective. For example, the design of a chair might call for a particular 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 Arlington Washington

If you owned or used a product, and it harmed you because of one of the above defects, you should retain a Products Liability lawyer in Washington.