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Bucks County Products Liability Lawyers

Representing clients in Levittown, Morrisville, Bristol, Bensalem, Yardley, Fairless Hills, Tullytown, Langhorne, Croydon & surrounding areas

If you are unsure about filing a lawsuit, consider the impact that your injury has had on your activities of daily living.

You can sue the manufacturers and sellers of defective products

Pennsylvania products law features strict product liability. This means that the liability for injuries caused by defective products follows the entire chain of production:

  • Manufacturer
  • Distributor
  • Marketer
  • Retailer

Legal criteria for defective products

A product may be subject to a liability claim in Pennsylvania if it can be shown to have:

  • Manufacturing defects
  • Design defects
  • Inadequate warnings
  • Unclear instructions

Items that qualify under the law as products

Almost any item that reaches you, the consumer, is considered a product subject to liability. Common examples include—

  • Kitchen appliances
  • Seat belts
  • Tires
  • Car seats
  • Crashworthiness
  • Hand tools
  • Power tools
  • Industrial equipment
  • Smoke alarms
  • Medication
  • Prescription drugs
  • Furniture
  • Commercial products
  • Displays
  • Toys

Defective food products and food poisoning

Claims related to dangerous food products may be based on strict liability, breach of warranty or negligence.  Producers, distributors and sellers of food have a responsibility to the public to provide food which is safe, wholesome and fit for human consumption and not injurious or unsafe:

  • Past expiration date
  • Improperly labeled
  • Ingredients not disclosed
  • Tampering not prevented
  • Cross-contamination
  • Undercooked meat
  • Raw seafood
  • Botulism
  • Ptomaine
  • E-coli
  • Salmonella
  • Hepatitis A
  • Norwalk viruses
  • Pesticide poisoning

Hire an attorney with the power to take on a manufacturer

When you have been injured by a defective product, you need the legal prowess of an experienced Bucks County attorney. To inquire about legal help with a product personal injury claim, contact the Law Firm of Paul R. Weber.

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