You may be eligible to file a West Virginia product liability claim against the manufacturer or other liable parties if you have been seriously injured from a defective product. After all, you may be suffering from physical injuries as well as mental strife, and could very well be missing time from work. If someone else is responsible for that suffering, you have the right to seek compensation.
Breach of Warranty Claim in West Virginia
A breach of warranty claim in West Virginia is a type of product liability claim that a consumer may file if they have been injured because of a defective product. A breach of warranty claim is typically filed when a company fails to warn consumers about the dangers of a defective product.
There are 3 categories for this type of West Virginia product liability claim, including:
- Breach of Implied Warranty of Merchantability - this occurs when a product was understood to be safe and contained no disclaimers to indicate otherwise.
- Breach of Implied Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose - this means the buyer relied upon the seller's judgment for the product's purpose, and the seller either misled the buyer or misunderstood the buyer's purpose.
- Breach of Express Warranty - this occurs when a manufacturer violates its written guarantee.
If you have been seriously injured because of a defective product, you should contact an experienced product liability lawyer in West Virginia. A West Virginia product liability lawyer can help you determine what type of West Virginia product liability claim should be filed and can guide you through the entire process.
When to Contact a West Virginia Product Liability Lawyer
If you have been injured because of somebody else's negligence, don't hesitate to seek justice. The Miley Legal Group will work with you to fight for the compensation you deserve and help you to move on with your life. Contact us today for a no-cost consultation - 304-326-1800.