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Product Liability

When you purchase a product, you expect it to be safe and effective for its intended use. In fact, the companies that make and sell products have a legal obligation to provide safe products. Unfortunately, thousands of people are injured or even killed each year by dangerous consumer products.

Our lawyers have experience with, and know the dangers of many types of defective products:

  • Automobiles
    • Crashworthiness
    • Lap belt only seatbelt
    • 5 passenger vans
    • Spare tire hold-down
    • Door hinges and latches
  • Home Appliances
    • Propane cooking appliance – fire
    • Propane wall furnaces – fire
    • Wood stoves
    • Windows
  • Garden Equipment and Tools
    • Riding lawn mowers flip over
    • Leatherman – lack of locking mechanism – severe laceration
  • Children’s ATVs
  • Bicycle
    • Defective fork design
  • Guns
    • Spontaneous discharge of hunting rifle
    • Spontaneous discharge of Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol
  • Industrial & Farm Equipment
    • Underground oil tanks
    • Paper machine winder resulting in a hand injury
    • Defectively welded hydraulic cylinder on dump truck resulting in collapse
    • Agricultural chemicals – herbicides
    • Portable industrial stairs – fall
  • Clothing
    • Flammable clothing
  • Aircraft
    • Airplane engine failure in midflight
    • Landing gear
  • Medical
    • Inadequate warning on prescription drugs
    • Failed prosthetic devices

The defective product lawyers of Skelton Taintor & Abbott believe that manufacturers of dangerous products should be held accountable.  If you or someone you love has been injured by a product, it is important to consult with a knowledgeable attorney to learn about the options available to you.  We will thoroughly investigate your claim and pursue compensation against all responsible parties.

Regardless of the circumstances, please take the time to discuss your case with us by calling us today at (207) 784-3200 or (800) 639-7026, or contact us online. Our experienced professional assessment of your product liability case is always absolutely free.