Product liability class action lawsuits are brought by a group of consumers who are injured by a dangerous or defective product. These are personal injury cases that usually but not always involve a product defect. If you have been injured by a product, you may not be alone. If there are numerous people who have been similarly injured, you can file a class action lawsuit together. An experienced class action attorney can evaluate the merits of your case and help you determine if a class action proceeding is your best option.
Depending on where you live and the circumstances of the case, a product liability claim can be based on negligence, strict liability or breach of warranty. Regardless of the basis, however, the plaintiffs must show that the product was defective in some way and that the product defect caused the injuries in question. There are three types of product defects including:
There are many different types of product liability class action claims, but the most common ones are for unsafe pharmaceuticals. You’ve probably seen numerous commercials that tell you when a drug has been shown to have dangerous side effects. These drugs are involved in class action lawsuits.
If you believe you have a product liability class action case, the attorneys at Ankin Law Office can help. Our attorneys are skilled at evaluating the potential of class action lawsuits and fighting for the rights of consumers. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.