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Learn about product liability laws, which govern how someone injured by a dangerous or defective product is compensated.
Strict Liability Rules and Defective Products
"Strict liability" governs most legal claims for injury caused by dangerous or defective products.
What Goes Into Proving a Product Liability Case?
If you've been injured by a defective product, here's how to prove your case and get compensation for your losses.
Defenses in a Product Liability Lawsuit
Learn about the ways a seller or manufacturer would try to avoid legal liability for injuries caused by a defective or dangerous product.
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When You're Injured By a Defective Medical Device
When a surgically-implanted medical device fails, an injury lawsuit against the device's manufacturer might be an option.
"Failure to Warn" in a Defective Product Case
If a manufacturer fails to adequately warn of potential dangers of its products' use, it may be liable for any resulting injuries.
Types of Liability & Injury Lawsuits for Food Poisoning
Learn about the different legal theories under which a business could be held liable (and sued) for food poisoning.
Lawsuit for Defective Breast Implants: Who's Liable?
If someone is harmed due to a faulty breast implant, a lawsuit may be filed against the manufacturer - or less often, against the plastic surgeon.
How a Recall Affects a Product Liability Claim
A recall serves as evidence in a product liability case, but doesn't automatically establish the manufacturer's responsibility for the plaintiff's harm.
Differences Among FDA Class I, II, and III Recalls
The FDA oversees certain product recalls and classifies them into three types, depending on the risk of injury to the general public.
What Is a "Mass Tort"?
When corporate giants and natural disasters cause widespread harm, mass tort lawsuits provide relief.
Do Class Actions Work In Mass Tort Cases?
A class action isn't usually suitable for mass tort cases, since there's typically too much variation concerning claimants' injuries/illnesses and related losses.
What If I Pass Away Before My Injury Lawsuit is Finished?
If you die before you can file or resolve your personal injury lawsuit, special procedures allow someone else to start or complete your case.
Why Is Medical Diagnosis Crucial in a Mass Tort Case?
Getting an accurate picture of your injury or illness is a key step in valuing and resolving your mass tort case.
How Does Multi-District Litigation Work in a Mass Tort Case?
Mass tort cases often end up consolidated into multi-district litigation (MDL), a process that centralizes pre-trial steps and encourages settlement.
How Does a Mass Tort Lawyer Get Paid?
Mass tort attorneys are usually paid under either a contingency fee or billable hour arrangement.
How Much Is Your 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs Case Worth?
Putting a dollar value on a lawsuit over combat earplugs starts with understanding how "damages" work.
How Long Will My 3M Earplugs Lawsuit Take?
It's never easy to predict when a lawsuit over faulty 3M combat earplugs will settle or go to trial, but here are some guidelines.
Do I Need a Lawyer for My 3M Earplugs Lawsuit?
How do you choose a lawyer who's right for you and your 3M combat earplug lawsuit?
How Long Will My IVC Filter Case Take?
It’s difficult to predict whether your IVC filter case will settle or go to trial. But here’s what you need to know about potential timelines.
How Much Is Your IVC Filter Case Worth?
It's not easy to put a dollar value on your IVC filter case, but understanding how "damages" work is crucial.
How Much Is Your JUUL Lawsuit Worth?
Putting a dollar value on a lawsuit over harm caused by JUUL® e-cigarettes or a similar product starts with understanding how "damages" work.
Will My JUUL/Vaping Illness Lawsuit Settle?
Here's why most lawsuits over the safety of JUUL and other vaping products settle, and what to expect from the process.
How Much Is Your Zantac Case Worth?
Putting a dollar value on a lawsuit over harm caused by Zantac (ranitidine) starts with understanding how "damages" work.
How Long Will My Zantac (Ranitidine) Lawsuit Take?
It's not easy to predict when your Zantac case will settle or go to trial, but here's what to keep in mind.
Do I Need to Hire a Zantac (Ranitidine) Lawyer?
How do you choose a lawyer who's right for you and your lawsuit over Zantac (or other product containing ranitidine)?
NEC Baby Formula Lawsuits
If your premature baby developed NEC after formula feeding, the makers of the formula and others might be legally responsible for your baby’s harm.
Finding an Attorney for Your NEC Baby Formula Lawsuit
Learn how to choose a lawyer who’s right for you and your lawsuit if your baby developed NEC after using Enfamil or Similac premature baby formula.
Philips Respironics CPAP Recall Lawsuits
A number of popular CPAP, BiPAP, and ventilator machines have been recalled and linked to serious health problems, prompting lawsuits nationwide.
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