Dangerous and defective products are the cause of many serious injuries and deaths each year. Many of these unsafe products are withdrawn from the market in product recalls. Unfortunately, the recall usually happens after many people have been seriously injured or killed by faulty products. If you are a loved one are a victim of a defective product you’re legally entitled to seek financial compensation for your injuries and suffering. An experienced Arkansas personal injury lawyer can make sure you get what you deserve.
Commonly Recalled Products
Often a product will be recalled by federal agencies once it has been detected to have a design or manufacturer defect. The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) overseas recalls of various products. Appliances, clothing, furniture, electronics, household goods, lighting, power tools, toys, and many more types of products are recalled.
The United States EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) regulates and recalls various products that include fungicides, rodenticides, pesticides, and herbicides. They also regulate and recall vehicle emission control devices.
The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) can issue recalls child safety seats for example, or defective cars and trucks. Examples include defective air bags, tires, fuel systems, roof crush, seat back failure, seat belt failure, and numerous other defects that make a car or truck dangerous for the driver or passenger.
The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is in charge of regulating pharmaceuticals, including over-the-counter drugs, medical devices, and prescription medications. The FDA also regulates and recalls food, cosmetics, veterinary products, plasma, blood products, and vaccines.
What are Your Legal Options after a Recall?
A product liability claim usually involves products that are dangerous or defective or require the user to take precautions to avoid injury or death. For example, a consumer may be injured if medicine is improperly labeled or fails to mention using the product can cause drowsiness.
Daniel’s Law Firm has decades of experience in personal injury law involving dangerous products. If you or a loved one as sustain an injury or death from a defective product, we can help. We give you a free consultation and case review to evaluate your claim and let you know the best way to move forward.
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