At the Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois our personal injury lawyers feel an obligation to protect the general public from defective or unsafe products. For years, manufacturers of products have gone unchecked when it comes to their disregard for consumer safety. Many of them sell products prior to completing the safety evaluation, leading to products that are manufactured at much lower standards now than they were just two years ago.
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Led by personal injury attorney Steven J. Malman, our law firm is well equipped to successfully handle claims and lawsuits where there has been an injury caused by a products liability defect, and we will aggressively pursue your claim to ensure that the liable party is held financially accountable. You are entitled to compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, and any lost wages, and we are here to fight for your rights. If necessary, we will file a lawsuit and do everything we can to collect the financial recovery that you deserve. Our litigation team has filed more than 1000 personal injury lawsuits, and we have a great track record of successful outcomes.
Our experienced products liability lawyers and litigation attorneys have the tools and resources to properly investigate, build, and prove your case. We also have experts that we work with who can determine the exact nature of your injury and how a product defect might have caused it.
Product Liability ClaimsProduct liability law involves unsafe or defective products and the manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers that are responsible for bringing these dangerous products into the marketplace. Generally, all consumer products, including food, toys, electronics, real estate, drugs, furniture, clothing, motor vehicles, medical devices, maps, instruction manuals, home and office appliances, and commercial airplanes, fall under this area of law.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 29 million people are injured because of a defective or unsafe product each year. More than 21,000 of these injuries are fatal.
While products liability claims can arise from breach of warranty or negligence, many claims are based on strict liability. This means that the party held liable does not need to have acted negligently, carelessly, or be found "at fault" in order for there to be grounds for a products liability claim as long as (1) the product was found defective or unsafe, (2) the cause of the accident and/or injury, and (3) the person who was injured was using the product correctly.
There may be more than one party that can be held liable for your products liability injury, which is why it is so important that you retain the services of a personal injury law firm that understands products liability law and the kinds of claims that can be brought. At the Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates, P.C., we have the passion, dedication, and commitment to represent you.
Many of our clients are women, men, and children from the nearby towns and neighborhoods of Blue Island, Maywood, Berwyn, Homewood, South Holland, Cicero, Chicago Heights, Olympia, Lansing, Matteson, Westchester, Olympia Fields, Riverside, Oak Lawn, Bellwood, Sauk Village, Hazel Crest, Harvey, and Dolton in Cook County. We also have many clients residing in cities throughout Will County, DuPage County, and Lake County.
We understand the toll that your accident is taking on you and your life, and we will do everything we can to help you resolve this matter as quickly as possible. We invite you to meet with us for a free consultation to discuss your options. Because we work on a contingency fee basis, you will only pay us for our services if we make a recovery for you—otherwise, our work for you is free.
Call the Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates, P.C. Request a Free Products Liability Case Evaluation. Our law offices are conveniently located in downtown Chicago's "Loop."