Dangerous and defective progress can cause serious harm and damages to families and victims. Recently, a number of chests, cabinets and dressers were recalled due to the tip-over hazard they present. Approximately 780 units were sold and are impacted by the recall of the dangerous or defective product. Known purchasers of the products are being contacted for a refund. Impacted consumers are encouraged to immediately discontinue use of the chests, cabinets and dressers.
Legal protections for victims of dangerous or defective products
One of the most common types of defective products dangers includes tip-over hazards from furniture. This can be particularly dangerous of children. When victims suffer harm from a dangerous or defective product, including dangerous or defective furniture items, legal remedies may be available to help them.
A variety of parties in the chain of distribution of dangerous or defective products may be liable for the harm suffered by victims. This can include manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, those assembling the product and retailers of the product. In order to better protect consumers, all these parties can be liable for dangerous or defective products.
Personal injury legal protections can hold those parties accountable and help injured victims with their physical, financial and emotional damages including medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages. The legal process seeks to protect the public and consumers from the dangers of everyday products which is why it is helpful for those harmed by a dangerous or defective product to be familiar with the legal protections available to them.