Compensation Awards in Wisconsin

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 Menasha is defective. If you have been harmed by a defective product, then you may have a lawsuit under the laws of Product Liability.

Laws Concerning Product Liability in Wisconsin

Defective products are categorized in 3 basic categories in Wisconsin.

The first is recognized as "manufacturing defects." These defects exist when a product is of sound design, but was assembled or built improperly. For instance, the design of an electric saw might include an emergency shutoff switch. If this switch was installed improperly, and therefore didn't work, this would be an example of a manufacturing defect.

Second, design defects are defects that are present because the design is faulty. For example, if a coffee mug melts any time hot coffee is put in because the design called for the improper material, this would be a design defect.

The first is recognized as "manufacturing defects." These defects exist when a product is of sound design, but was assembled or built improperly. For instance, the design of an electric saw might include an emergency shutoff switch. If this switch was installed improperly, and therefore didn't work, this would be an example of a manufacturing defect.

Find Assistance for your Product Liability Claim in Menasha Wisconsin

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 knowledgeable Products Liability lawyer in Wisconsin.