Why defective products are dangerous

On Behalf of | Dec 30, 2020 | Personal Injury

Defective products come from online throughout the world, and many agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), help to monitor the sales of these products. If you have a defective product come to your home in Texas, it is important to not use it. These products pose a serious danger risk, and it is important to safeguard you and your loved ones against them.

What are defective products?

A defective product is one that is dangerous when you use it for the purpose intended. The defects must be present at the time of manufacturing. If a manufacturer sends the product directly to the consumer and the product causes an injury, this could lead to a defective product lawsuit.

Examples of defective products

As mentioned, one agency that helps to monitor defective products is the FDA. Among other products, the FDA has found defective male enhancement aids and weight loss products sold on Amazon and eBay. Consumers should not purchase these or any other defective products because they can cause serious harm.

Make a claim

If you purchase defective and dangerous products from a manufacturer, you may have a right to a claim. There are three types of claims to file. You can file claims for:

  • Design defects
  • Manufactured defects
  • Warning defects

Legal authority

There are legal consequences and remedies available to you after you make a claim. You can contact a lawyer to help you recover money for the damages from a defective product. The manufacturer may also be held liable for the products if you prove negligence with your lawyer. If you are injured by a dangerous product, contacting an attorney could be in your best interest.