Compensation Awards in Wisconsin
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 Wauwatosa is defective. If you have been injured by a defective product, then you may have a lawsuit under the laws of Product Liability.
Product Liability Laws in Wisconsin
There are three types of defects that the laws of Product Liability cover in Wisconsin.
Manufacturing defects are the first. These are defects that come from the actual production and making of the product. For example, if essential screws, which are called for in the design, are not installed in a chair, and the chair breaks when someone sits on it as a result, this is a manufacturing defect.
The second type is the design defect. This occurs when a product is not of sound design, and will be defective even if made to specifications. For example, if a kitchen knife's specifications call for a metal blade that is extremely thin and brittle, creating a risk that it might break, causing injury, this is a design defect.
Find Help for your Product Liability Claim in Wauwatosa Wisconsin
If you owned or used a product, and it injured you because of one of the above defects, you should contact a Products Liability lawyer in Wisconsin.