Ventura County Product Liability Attorney


Ventura County Defective Product Lawyer

Defective products pose serious risks to consumers. A faulty product can cause severe injuries or illnesses, and The Law Offices of J. Jeffrey Herman is here to help if you or a loved one have been injured. We will use our resources to fully investigate your case and get to the bottom of what happened. Call our Ventura County defective product lawyers today so we can secure the compensation you deserve.

What can happen with faulty products?

Most people use hundreds of products each day and do not even think about whether or not those products are safe. From our morning coffee and breakfast to our daily commute to work, you trust that the products you use are safe.

If you look at the website that tracks current recalls, you will see that there are hundreds of current recalls throughout the US, and nearly every industry is affected.

  • Automobiles and auto parts
  • Boats
  • Toys
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Foods and beverages
  • Medical devices
  • Appliances
  • Tools
  • Furniture
  • And more

Defective products can cause serious injuries to consumers. This can include traumatic injuries like:

These products can also cause internal illnesses and injuries. This can include internal chemical burns, food or beverage-borne illnesses, internal organ damage, and more.

How do products become faulty?

There are several ways that products become faulty. This can include:

  • Poor designs that are not discovered during a product’s testing phase.
  • Manufacturing designs can occur that alter a product from its original design.
  • Labeling issues. Even a well-designed product can become harmful for consumers if the label is incorrect or missing information. This can include faulty instructions, dosages, warnings, ingredients, side effects, and more.

When products are known to be defective, the US government will investigate. If it is determined that there is a problem, a recall may be issued. In many cases, a recall is made before there are known injuries or illnesses. However, there are times when recalls are not issued until after a product has caused serious injuries or even a fatality.

You should always check to ensure the products in your home are safe for you and your family. If you are injured due to a faulty product, you should seek medical assistance immediately.

Let us get to work on your case today

If you or someone you love has been injured due to a defective product, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation for what has happened. At The Law Offices of J. Jeffrey Herman, we want to investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:

  • Coverage of medical expenses related to the faulty product
  • Recovery of lost wages if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Punitive damages against the company or manufacturer

If you need a product liability attorney in Ventura County, you can contact us for a free consultation by calling at 805-983-2344.

Ventura County Product Liability Attorney: FAQs

We hear about product recalls on the news on a regular basis. However, most people have a little understanding of how dangerous defective products can be. In many cases, dangerous products never make the news. Sometimes, they are not even recalled. At the Law Offices of J. Jeffrey Herman, our Ventura County product liability attorneys want to answer some common questions we hear about this issue.

How often do defective products make it to consumers?

Defective products are not uncommon. When we look at the website that tracks all current recalls in the United States, we can see the defective products invade all aspects of our lives. No industry is left untouched by dangerous products:

  • Toys
  • Automobiles
  • Auto parts
  • Cosmetics
  • Foods
  • Beverages
  • Cleaning products
  • Medications
  • Medical devices
  • Appliances
  • Tools
  • Strollers
  • Car seats
  • And more

This list could go on, but the point is that defective products can affect everyone, and they can cause serious traumatic injuries and internal illnesses. It is also important to point out that many defective products are not, and never will be, recalled.

What makes a product defective?

Products generally become defective in one of three ways:

  1. Poor design. All products should be thoroughly tested before they are sold to consumers. However, there are times when a poor design gets through the testing phase and makes it to the market.
  2. Manufacturing issue. There are times when a well-designed product encounters problems during the manufacturing process that render it unsafe for consumers.
  3. Labeling/marketing problem. Consumers depend on a product’s label in order to properly use it. However, if a label is incorrect or is missing information, this can lead to serious accidents and illnesses. Examples can include missing ingredients on food labels, incorrect dosage information for medications, tools that do not come with proper warnings, and more.

Do you need an attorney for these cases?

Product liability cases can become incredibly complex. Most individuals do not have the resources or experience necessary to take on large companies, their legal teams, and their insurance carriers. A skilled Ventura County product liability attorney will thoroughly investigate your case, handle all court documents and court proceedings, negotiate with all parties involved for a fair settlement, and be prepared to take the case to trial.

How much is my Ventura County product liability case worth?

Understanding how much your Ventura County product liability case is worth can be confusing. No two cases are the same, and the eventual settlement or verdict amount will depend on various factors. This includes how serious the injuries were, whether a person is able to recover from their injuries, their amount of pain and suffering, and more. At the Law Offices of J. Jeffrey Herman, we will work to secure compensation for the following:

  • Coverage of medical expenses related to the defective product
  • Recovery of lost wages if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the company or manufacturer

When you need a Ventura County product liability attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 805-983-2344.

The Law Offices of J. Jeffrey Herman has a focus on personal injury cases in other parts of California.

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