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Philadelphia Product Liability Attorneys

Holding Manufacturers Accountable on Behalf of Victims

Whether at home, in the workplace, or at the hospital, we expect the products we purchase and use to be safe. We are often even more reassured when it’s a product recommended or chosen by a medical professional. If you or a loved one are harmed because of a defective product, our Philadelphia product liability lawyers may be able to help. We frequently deal with failures of medical devices and implants, automobiles, airbags, tires, electrical devices, ladders, clothes dryers, space heaters and yard equipment.

Our team is proud to serve clients in Philadelphia and New Jersey. Call us today at (215) 392-6616 to schedule your free consultation.

How Do You Determine that a Product is Defective?

The products we use may be defective if the nature of their design of a manufacturing flaw makes them unreasonably dangerous. A product may also be defective if it lacks a proper warning that explains the proper use of the product or the risk of using the product.

Establishing product defects can be complex. The defect may be a support bolt that fails and cracks leading to a car or truck rollover causing serious injury. An electrical protection device may fail and cause a fire. The “defect” may also be inadequate safety precautions or proper training.

Our product liability lawyers are familiar with the experiments necessary to build your case, such as:

  • Testing medical devices and implants (such as trans-vaginal mesh implant, breast implants, and pacemakers)
  • Radiographic testing of tires to identify steel belt defects
  • Microscopic examination of failed metal components to identify inadequate metallurgical structures and compounds
  • Metallurgical stress analysis testing which explains the failure or melting of metals
  • Computer downloads of vehicle crash data from airbag systems, anti-lock braking systems, and dedicated recording devices
  • Duplicating failure modes with working product models
  • Electrical conductivity testing

These lawsuits are a serious matter and it is easy to make a small mistake that can hurt your chances of getting the compensation you are due. One of the most important things to keep in mind after being injured by a potentially defective product is to save the product. Don’t throw it away or take it apart. Without the product that caused your injury, your product liability claims may be unprovable.

Defective Brakes & Mechanical Failures

There are different types of accidents that occur due to defective brakes, resulting in injuries to the spinal cord, face or head and limbs or internal organs. Unfortunately, the impact caused in this type of incident has been known to lead to fatalities as well. This is especially the case for heavy trucks and buses, fast sports cars, motorbikes and even bicycles that have no protection on impact. There may be multiple liable parties for your injuries and losses. There could be faulty brake pads or other defective parts affecting parts of your vehicle beyond the brakes themselves.

Common causes of brake malfunctions include:

  1. Manufacturing errors in factories
  2. Improper maintenance and installation
  3. Damage during the transportation or shipping of vehicles

Your Legal Rights Should Not Be Infringed Upon

Lawsuits can be against drivers and other motorists who are involved in these accidents as well. A proper investigation by an experienced team of defective brakes lawyers will build the strongest case against all liable parties and largest potential for compensation. Without the right representation, you may fall victim once again to the team of defense attorneys on the staff of the insurance companies and manufacturers resulting in a loss of settlement.

It is important for those ultimately responsible for defective products of any kind to take responsibility. You should not have to face the aftermath on your own. Call our Philadelphia product liability attorneys at (215) 392-6616 today to get started with a free consultation.

Millions Of Dollars Recovered For Our Clients

  • $15,000,000.00 Settlement Baby in Delay of C Section
  • $3,105,000.00 Settlement Police Negligence
  • $3,105,000.00 Settlement Police Negligence
  • $2,625,000.00 Settlement Pedestrian Injury
  • $1,890,000.00 Verdict Premises Liability
  • $1,200,000.00 Settlement Civil Rights Violation
  • $998,228.00 Settlement Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $985,000.00 Settlement DUI Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $770,000.00 + waiver of $1M WC lien Settlement Burn Injury
  • $750,000.00 Settlement Tractor Accident