Defective Products Lawyer
Last updated Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022
When you buy a new product, you reasonably expect the product to work safely.
If the product harms you, the manufacturer and others can be held liable in court for damages.
The State of Idaho has laws to protect consumers from defective products injuries.
If you or a loved one were injured due to dangerous merchandise, a Skaug Law Nampa defective products lawyer can help you seek compensation.
The knowledgeable attorneys at Skaug Law work hard to help victims win maximum compensation for their injuries.
Call for help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Who is Responsible for Damages?
You are entitled to sue a product manufacturer or seller if their merchandise caused you harm.
Under Idaho Statutes § 6-1402, a product seller is defined as someone who is engaged in the business of selling products
Individuals who could bear responsibility for an accident include the:
In short, a product supplier is any entity that places items for sale into the stream of commerce.
A Skaug Law Nampa defective products attorney can review the facts of your case and help you determine which party can be held responsible for your injuries.
Not Considered a Seller
There are some vendors who cannot be sued under the theory of a defective product.
Exceptions from the category of product seller under the laws of Idaho include:
- Professional services businesses
- Traders of used items
- Financial product brokers
The Deadline to File A Lawsuit in Nampa
In the State of Idaho, you have a two-year deadline to file your lawsuit in court.
If the lawsuit is not filed within the deadline, you may not be eligible to recover compensation from the party responsible for your injuries and damages.
Evidence in a Court
In some situations, a court may exclude evidence of changes to a product’s design or technology which would have made the products safer for consumer use.
More severe warnings on later products also may be excluded from evidence.
This encourages manufacturers to continually improve the safety of their product.
This does not mean a seller of defective products in Nampa may avoid liability for failing to warn consumers of potential hazards.
Damages for Defective Products in Nampa
According to §6-1408 of the Idaho Statutes, a plaintiff is required to seek reasonable compensation under the circumstances of a product’s intended use.
With the help of an experienced Skaug Law defective products lawyer in Nampa, you may be eligible to recover compensation for damages including:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Property damage or loss
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium
Speak to a Defective Products Attorney Today
If you bought a product that caused you harm, the manufacturer, distributor and/or retailer may be required to pay you compensation for your injuries.
The dedicated attorneys at Skaug Law, are here to help you find justice for your injuries and damages.
Contact a Nampa defective products lawyer at Skaug Law to explore your legal options. We are ready to help you win maximum compensation.