Product Liability Attorneys in North Carolina
Seek Compensation When Manufacturers Fail to Protect You
Injuries can occur in seemingly harmless situations when products used
in everyday life are defective or suddenly malfunction. Consumers rightly
expect the things we use daily in our homes and workplace to function
properly. When manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, or retailers provide
a product that fails and causes injury to you or death to a family member,
you should seek compensation.
It is vital to immediately contact our
Durham personal injury lawyers if you have been seriously injured. Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau has
been successful in pursuing products liability cases throughout the state.
Call us today at (919) 701-8132.
Defective Vehicle Products
Defects in your motor vehicle may lead to serious injuries or death, particularly
in rollovers accidents.
Other serious injuries or death can be a result of inadequate and unsafe:
- Door latches
- Seat backs
- Fuel fires
- Survival space
- Window glazing
One of the most troubling aspects of motor vehicle defects is the driver’s
inability to detect a problem until it is too late. If you have been seriously
injured or lost a loved one in an accident, a defective product may be
responsible for the injury, or for its severity, and you should consider
contacting our seasoned North Carolina product liability attorneys.
Defective Medical Devices & Drugs
Medical devices save thousands of lives, but when a poorly designed, manufactured,
or labeled, they can cause serious injury or wrongful death. Implanted
pacemakers, defibrillators, valves, leads, and stents as well as hip and
knee replacements can improve your life. Defects in these products can
cause severe reactions.
In addition, many drugs can cause serious illness, such as:
- Drugs approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) then found to
have harmful side effects over a longer timeframe
- Drugs having an undiscovered, until it was too late, conflict with other
drugs or foods
- Medications that were improperly manufactured and do not meet specified
purity or dosage levels
File Your Claim As Quickly As Possible
The product must be preserved for a products liability case. It is critical
to contact an attorney as soon as possible. A potential products liability
case should be investigated before memories fade, physical evidence is
lost, and the condition of the product deteriorates. The longer the wait
before seeking legal counsel, the more difficult it is to prove a product
North Carolina limits the time you have to bring a claim against the manufacturer,
supplier, or retailer of a defective product in two ways. Under statutes
of limitation, a lawsuit must be filed within three years of an injury
or within two years of a death. In addition, under the Statute of Repose,
a lawsuit must be filed within 12 years from when the product was first
sold for use.
When You Need Help, Trust Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau
Over the years, our Durham personal injury lawyers have successfully resolved
difficult and complex products liability cases.
- Having established relationships with specialists and a thorough understanding
of product defect-related issues
- Staying up-to-date with industry trends and regulations
- Having the proven skills and experience necessary to reach a reasonable
outcome by settlement or trial
- Defending your rights against corporation lawyers who specialize in defeating
claims like yours
- Working on a contingency fee basis so you pay nothing unless we recover
compensation for you
If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one as a result of a
contact Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau for an