What steps should I take to file a product liability claim?

The first step you should take to file a product liability claim is to show proof of injury. If a product caused you harm, then you meet the first requirement. Next, you will need to prove that the product that caused harm is defective. Just because a product broke while you were using it and caused injuries does not necessarily mean it was defective. 

However, if the product had a defect, such as a small crack or a wiring malfunction that caused it to break and injure you, then you could have a strong product liability case. Contact an Elkins injury attorney to determine your legal rights to compensation. 

Once it has been established that the defective product caused you harm, then you must be able to prove duty. Duty means that the manufacturer has the responsibility to sell you safe products. Duty is easy to prove and actually is assumed in most product liability cases. 

Once you have all the key elements, you should contact an Elkins injury attorney to help build your case. An experienced attorney can determine the strength of your case and the types of damages you can claim, depending on your situation. 

If you were injured by a defective product, you may be able to file a product liability claim. Contact an Elkins injury attorney from the Miley Legal Group. Their legal staff has more than 15 years of experience and is dedicated to personal injury victims. Order your free book, 7 Fatal Mistakes that will Wreck your West Virginia Accident Case. Contact them today at 1-304-931-4088.

Tim Miley
Injury Lawyer, Author, & Owner of The Miley Legal Group