Compensation Awards in West Virginia
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 Kanawha County is defective. If you have been harmed by a defective product, then you may have a lawsuit under the laws of Product Liability.
Product Liability Laws in West Virginia
There are 3 basic categories of product defects in West Virginia.
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 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.
Help for your Product Liability Claim in Kanawha County West Virginia
If a product you own or used has harmed you and you believe that it falls into one of the above categories of defects, you should talk to an accomplished Products Liability attorney in West Virginia.