Consumers are injured by defective and dangerous products every day. The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports an average of $4,868,468 for product liability jury awards in 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports approximately 8,000 deaths and numerous injuries caused by defective products every year.
At The Melonakos Law Firm, LLC in Greenville, South Carolina, we litigate only personal injury cases and are experienced in handling products liability claims. This allows us to focus on the laws and issues that affect the amount of compensation you receive. Our firm has a successful track record, with more than $25 million recovered for our clients and can dedicate the resources necessary for your defective products claim to be successful.
Dangerous and defective products can cause a wide range of injuries. Examples include:
In a product liability claim, there may be multiple potentially liable parties, including the manufacturer and other parties in the manufacturing and retail chain. Our personal injury attorneys can investigate to determine the cause of your injuries and who is liable for damages.
Several different types of product defects can apply in a product liability claim:
Product liability claims can be complicated. They may fall under several different legal theories, which include:
Defective products can cause serious injuries. Having an experienced product liability attorney by your side can increase your chances of recovering full and fair compensation. At The Melonakos Law Firm, LLC in Greenville, we maintain a smaller caseload, so we can give proper personal attention to you and your case. We will not hesitate to go trial if necessary to pursue the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured by a defective product, call us today to schedule a free and confidential consultation.