Under Illinois product liability laws, a product can be found unreasonably dangerous whether or not it has a fundamental design or manufacturing defect. The other major category of product deficiency that can justify a lawsuit is the failure to provide adequate labels, instructions or other materials that warn users of risks and dangers.
If you or a family member has been seriously injured by a dangerous product, or if you believe any dangerous product caused the wrongful death of a loved one, you should discuss your legal recourse and options with a knowledgeable products liability attorney. A Belleville labeling defects injury attorney at our firm stands ready to:
- Assess whether a manufacturing or design defect may have caused the injuries or fatality
- Determine if warning labels or cautions in instructions should have been provided to inform product users of a risk such as fire, explosion, poisoning or a host of other serious dangers
- Consider all aspects of your potential legal case and offer sound legal guidance based on deep experience across a range of personal injury negotiations and trials
Failures to Warn of Product Risks Can Justify a Civil Claim and Lawsuit
A failure to warn may justify a viable claim against the manufacturer of any product ranging from household tools and appliances to automotive components such as air bags, and from children’s toys to medical devices and on-the-job industrial machinery or equipment. As a victim or surviving family member, you may be able to recover financial compensation to cover medical bills, replace lost wages and cope with other consequences of the accident.
Our firm is known to many throughout southern and central Illinois for pursuing serious personal injury cases and other types of civil litigation with tenacity and integrity. Founding lawyer Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr., has obtained million-dollar-plus recoveries for well over 100 clients, across a broad range of practice areas and accident types, including those centering on dangerous and defective products.
To discuss whether you may have cause for legal action after a product-related accident, please contact us and request a case evaluation.