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El Cajon Product Liability Lawyer

Every day a San Diego, El Cajon, or La Mesa resident is injured as the result of using a product they’ve purchased. If you’ve been injured as the result of a defective or dangerous product, a product liability case can be filed against a variety of parties involved in its manufacture and sale. The parties responsible for your injuries can include the manufacturer of the component parts, an assembly manufacturer, wholesalers, and the retail store owner. Products covered under product liability law include any type of tangible manufactured good such as automobiles, trucks, ladders, construction equipment, construction materials, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, airplanes, toys, helicopters, and household appliances to name a few. However, there have been successful product liability cases involving real estate, natural gas, pets and maps. If you’ve been injured as the result of a using a product call the El Cajon product liability lawyers at the Law Offices of Howard Kitay. We will discuss all of your legal options and advise you of your rights under the law to recover full and fair compensation for your injuries.

Product Defects and Designs

The La Mesa product liability lawyers of Howard Kitay approach a product liability case from every angle. In order to prove a product was defective we must show that some or all or the following defects existed:

  • Design defects exist before the product is manufactured.
  • Manufacturing defects happen while the product is being constructed or produced.
  • Marketing defects arise from improper instructions and failures to warn consumers about a dangerous aspect of the product.

Shocking Statistics

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission:

  • There was an estimated average of 70 electrocution fatalities associated with consumer products per year over the 3-year period from 2007 through 2009.
  • In 2012, there were an estimated 77,900 emergency room-treated injuries associated with, but not necessarily caused by, nursery products among children younger than age five.
  • An estimated 5,200 fireworks-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms during the one-month special study period between June 22, 2012 and July 22, 2012
  • There were, on average, an estimated 5,100 pool- or spa-related hospital emergency room treated submersion injuries each year for 2010 through 2012.
  • In 2013, the CPSC issued 31 toy recalls

Proving that the product was defective is the most difficult and important aspect of a products liability lawsuit requires the services of a variety of experts and an attorney who know how to effectively gather and organize the critical information. The Law Offices of Howard Kitay has  the resources and experience to successfully pursue a products liability action. Our El Cajon product liability attorneys will fight for your rights to recover the maximum financial compensation for your injuries.

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