Every year in New York, countless consumers have negative experiences with products they have purchased. Some of these incidents are simply frustrating malfunctions. However, in other cases the fault has devastating consequences, resulting in serious injuries or worse for the consumer involved. All too often, these accidents are not simply a case of bad luck, but preventable malfunctions stemming from negligence on the part of the manufacturer.
When cases like this arise, it is no surprise that the victims are often left feeling angry, upset and confused. It can take a long time to recover from the injuries resulting from such an event. Meanwhile, medical bills mount up and you may find yourself wondering how you will ever manage to stabilize your financial situation.
On option is to file a products liability claim. After all, why should you pay the price for a company’s negligence? This can seem like a large task to undertake, particularly when you are trying to recover, but it could dramatically ease the financial burden of your injuries if your claim proves successful.
It is also important to note that, as this article on liability explains, pharmaceuticals can also be covered by product liability laws. As such, if you have been harmed by defective drugs or a manufacturer failed to detail the risks of taking such a drug, and you were harmed as a result, you may be able to make a claim.
Of course, with every case being so different, it is impossible to accurately guess the outcome of any given situation. However, an attorney may be able to help you build your case and pursue the justice and remuneration that you deserve.