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Washington DC Product Liability Lawyers

Experienced DC Product Liability Lawyers Representing Injured Victims of Defective Products

Every consumer should have a reasonable expectation that the products they and their families use will be safe and free from dangerous defects.  Unfortunately, millions of people are injured each year when using a dangerous or defective product.  If you have been injured, or if you have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one, as a result of using a defective consumer product, a Washington DC product liability lawyer with the reputable law firm of Jacoby & Meyers can help you get the compensation you need to recover from you injury or loss.  Filing a product liability lawsuit against negligent product designers, manufacturers, retailers, and others can send a clear message that unsafe products and shoddy workmanship will not be tolerated.

For more than forty years, the product liability lawyers at Jacoby & Meyers have represented people injured by dangerous products.  Our DC product liability attorneys have the resources and experience necessary to successfully litigate against large corporations and hold them accountable for poor design, lack of quality control, and other factors which contribute to an unsafe product’s availability in the marketplace.


What is Product Liability?

Product liability refers to the responsibility of those involved in the production and sale of a consumer product to ensure that the product will safely function as intended.  An injured consumer may file a product liability lawsuit against any entity involved in making the dangerous product available.  Liable parties may include engineers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers.  An experienced Washington DC product liability attorney can closely evaluate your injury claim to determine who may be liable for your injuries, and can aggressively pursue compensation from those responsible for your suffering or loss.

Product liability lawsuits may be based on negligence, strict liability, or breach of warranty.

  • Negligence:  the failure of anyone involved in the production or distribution of a product to exercise due caution to ensure a product’s safety
  • Strict Liability:  the consumer was injured by a product that was defective upon leaving a manufacturer’s control; it is not necessary to prove any party’s negligence in a strict liability claim
  • Breach of Implied or Express Warranties: when a product does not comply with express or implied warranties that a product will function safely when used as intended


What Kinds of Cases are Handled by the DC Product Liability Lawyers with Jacoby & Meyers?

Since its inception in 1972, Jacoby & Meyers has continually demonstrated success as one of the leading personal injury law firms in the nation.   We aggressively litigate product liability claims to ensure the optimal outcome for our injured clients and their families.  Our Washington DC product liability lawyers work tirelessly to enforce the accountability of those responsible for a product’s design defect or manufacturing defect and those whose failure to warn of a product’s dangers leads to an injurious or fatal accident.

Our DC product liability lawyers represent clients who have been injured by using one of several defective or dangerous products:

  • Defective Motor Vehicles:  mechanical failures, airbag injuries, defective fuel systems
  • Hazardous Substances:  asbestos, lead, and other toxic chemicals
  • Dangerous Drugs:  Accutane, Avandia, Chantix, Vioxx, Yaz,  and more
  • Dangerous and Defective Child Products:  car seats, strollers, cribs, toys, and more
  • Defective Electronics and Appliances:  causing risk of fire, explosion, burns, or other severe injuries
  • Defective Medical Equipment:  defibrillators, hip replacement devices, pain pumps, and other medical appliances

Product liability law and guidelines established by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are designed to protect American consumers and to offer recourse to those injured by a defective product or dangerous product.  Hiring a qualified DC product liability lawyer can help you get the compensation you need to recover physically and financially.


Call Jacoby & Meyers to Find a Product Liability Lawyer in DC

Jacoby & Meyers is one of the largest and best-known law firms in the nation.  Through our personal injury practice, we help clients who have been injured or who are grieving the wrongful death of a loved one to obtain financial compensation for physical, emotional, and financial ramifications of someone else’s negligent or wrongful act.  For a free consultation of your product liability case, call Jacoby & Meyers.

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