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 Toppenish is defective. When a defective product causes an injury, this brings up the area of law called Product Liability.
The Law of Product Liability in Washington
There are 3 basic categories of product defects in Washington.
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 class of defects are classified as design defects. These occur when the manufacturer built the item to the exact 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.
Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Toppenish Washington
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 reputable Products Liability lawyer in Washington.