Personal Injury Attorney Representing Florida Victims
Under Florida’s product liability law, victims may be able to bring a legal claim in order to recover for the economic and non-economic losses that occur. Generally, a product liability claim will fall into one of three categories:
- Defective design;
- Manufacturer defect; or
- Failure to warn.
Florida product liability lawyers rely on three major legal theories in proving their clients’ cases:
- Strict liability; or
- Breach of warranty
A company may be negligent if the product was improperly designed or manufactured, or if the product was the result of actions that were below a reasonable standard of care. Strict liability laws hold the manufacturer or others in the distribution chain liable, regardless of which party is at-fault. Breach of warranty is based on the idea that the product was not fit for its particular purpose and, in the course of using the product as it was intended, an injury occurred.
Injuries due to defective products come in many forms, including, but not limited to:
- Permanent injuries; and