Strict products liability is a legal theory under which victims can hold a defective product designer, manufacturer, or seller responsible for injuries regardless of intent. In other words, there does not need to be evidence of negligence, as long as an injury can be directly linked to the defective product.
If you believe a doctor has made an error while diagnosing or treating you, get a second opinion. A common mistake made in medical malpractice cases is waiting too long to seek a second opinion on their doctor’s treatment or lack of.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, you may have the right to recover compensation. The following is a description of the three types of products liability suits you may file under Missouri law.
If a product is improperly designed, it can be inherently dangerous even when used as intended.
The “fatal four” is the construction industry’s term for the following four types of accidents that are the leading causes of worker fatalities. They are typically responsible for over half of all construction worker deaths each year, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Methods of transportation that are utilized by the public, such as a bus, passenger train, taxi, cruise ship, subway, etc., are considered “common carriers.” Common carriers are regulated by state and federal laws and are expected to exercise a high degree of caution when it comes to the safety of passengers.
Once you reach a settlement with an insurance company after a car accident, the adjuster will require you to sign a release of liability before they will send a check. This form releases the company and their policyholder from further liability related to your accident and prevents you from taking legal action at a later time.