Arizona Product Liability

Arizona Product Liability Attorneys

A defective consumer product has left you or a loved one seriously injured. You have to ask:

Did the product feature an appropriate warning?
Is the product inherently dangerous by design?
Has the manufacturer or distributor been returning your calls for help?

Product liability occurs when a manufacturer, seller, distributor or retailer is held responsible for putting a defective or dangerous product out into the marketplace. Unsafe consumer products send millions of Americans to the emergency room every year. A product liability attorney at Burg Simpson Arizona is experienced in product liability cases to help our clients get the compensation they deserve. Our Arizona office is ready to work on your product liability case as soon as possible.

From manufacturing defects, design flaws or a failure to provide sufficient warnings to a consumer, we’ve worked on both the plaintiff and the defense side to prove negligence and seek punitive damages.

Our skilled team of trial attorneys, legal experts, and co-counsel partners are here to review the facts of your case. Contact an Arizona product liability lawyer immediately by filling out our FREE Case Evaluation form here, or call us at 602-777-7000.

CASES OF PRODUCT LIABILITY

Our expertise and experience cover a variety of product liability cases, including:

Agriculture Equipment
Child or Baby Products
Construction Equipment
Defective Product Design
Inadequate Warning Labels
Motor Vehicles
Pharmaceutical Products
Arizona Product Liability Attorneys

Burg Simpson Arizona has represented thousands of consumers injured by a multitude of different types of products – from a child’s swing set to a kitchen appliance. A Phoenix product liability attorney at Burg Simpson uses their extensive knowledge to help our clients obtain justice and rebuild their lives after suffering injury because of a manufacturer’s negligence.

Our trained team works with injured parties to help guide them through the myriad legal issues that surround product liability claims, including causation investigation, expert retention and evaluation of product defects, medical injury investigation, damages issues, insurance claims, settlement negotiations, and, if necessary, litigating in court against defendants who deny responsibility.

If you’ve been hurt by a poorly designed – or produced – product, call us right away at 602-777-7000 or complete our free case evaluation form HERE so that we can help you get the compensation you deserve.

WHAT MAKES A DEFECTIVE PRODUCT?

Generally speaking, there are three ways a product can be considered defective: by design, by construction, or through its marketing.

  • Design flaws: These occur when a manufacturer fails to remove an inherent hazard in the product. Defective products, once they’re revealed, are normally recalled either by the manufacturer or the government. Design defect claims arise from these products whether the product was built to the manufacturer’s specifications or not.
  • Manufacturing defects: These occur when a properly designed product is somehow built improperly. These defects normally emerge within a small batch of products.
  • Marketing defects: These flaws, which can also be called “failure to warn,” exist when the manufacturer fails to clearly alert consumers to a product’s intrinsic hazards. If the product is dangerous when used as directed or is more dangerous than an ordinary consumer should expect, the manufacturer can be held liable.

The product liability law firm of Burg Simpson Arizona has been fighting for product liability victims for decades. Reach out to us at 602-777-7000 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form right now.

WHAT DO I DO IF I’M A VICTIM OF A DEFECTIVE PRODUCT?

If a consumer product has left you or a family member seriously injured, the first thing you need to do is speak with a lawyer trained in products liability claims.

It’s also critical to know that there are time limits for filing cases and that those time limits vary depending upon which state’s law applies to the case. Because of these different time limits, it’s essential that you don’t waste any time seeking legal advice.

You also have to consider that proving a consumer products liability case can be problematic and costly. Often the manufacturer is a major corporation with deep pockets available to push back against your claim. You need to make sure you have experienced and established defective product lawyer helping handle your case. You can speak to us by filling out our Free Case Evaluation form.

TYPES OF COMPENSATION

Under Arizona law, if you or a loved one has been injured by a dangerous, faulty or inadequately labeled product, you could be eligible for compensation for:

  • Economic losses, including past and future medical and rehabilitation expenses, lost income, lost earning potential, and out-of-pocket costs.
  • Non-economic losses, which can include pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, mental and emotional distress, and inconvenience.
  • Permanent impairment and/or disfigurement.
  • Loss of consortium by an affected loved one.
  • The family of a person killed by a defective product also might entitled to file a wrongful death claim to recover damages.

It’s also worth noting that any evidence of pre-existing medical conditions could mitigate the value of your case. To get a better idea of the circumstances surrounding your case – and what they mean – contact Burg Simpson before it’s too late at 602-777-7000.

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Janet G. Abaray Named One of the Top 15 Businesswomen in Ohio

Burg Simpson attorneys have always been leaders in their communities. Shareholder Janet G. Abaray is no different. That’s why the Ohio Diversity Conference and the National Women’s Conference chose to honor Janet as one of the Top 15 Businesswomen in Ohio at the 2018 National Women’s Conference last week. This award honors “outstanding leaders and… Read more »

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Burg Simpson shareholder David P. Hersh was a featured speaker at a recent Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA) event in Napa, California. The session, part of this year’s Spring 2018 CLE event, was called “The Practical Implications for Implementing the Recommendations of the ABA National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being.” David covered “the findings and… Read more »

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Burg Simpson shareholder Stephen J. Burg took part in a day-long continuing education seminar sponsored by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. The event, “In Search of a New Paradigm: Recalibrating the Moral Compass of an Industry to Serve Future Generations,” took place at the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center in Denver. Stephen’s segment, presented… Read more »

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 April 24, 2018

Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition Winners Honored at Annual Dinner

Our 2017-2018 Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition recipients were honored this past Thursday at our annual Scholarship Banquet. This year’s winners included: Elise Hegarty (Faith Christian Academy) Diana Barila (Longmont High School) Kelly Franson (D’Evelyn Jr./Sr. High School) Emilio D. Gómez (Regis Jesuit High School) Lucy Kane (Valor Christian High School) Andra Metcalfe (Mountain Vista High… Read more »

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 April 2, 2018

Social Media Posts Can Jeopardize Your Personal Injury Claim

In an incredibly short time, social media has grown from a novel way to pass the time to the primary channel of communication for many people around the world. Roughly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one social media network, but what makes that number even more astounding is that less than 15… Read more »

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With traditional health care costs skyrocketing higher than ever – for those who are actually able to pay for it – alternative medicine has become increasingly more popular. Alternative medicine, as defined by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, is “a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products that… Read more »

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How to Tell if Your Loved One is Being Abused

Arizona is known for its growing retirement population. Nearly 17 percent of Arizonans are 65 or older, making it one of the top 10 states for elderly populations, and well above the national average of 15 percent. Like any state with a large elderly population, elder abuse and neglect continues to be a growing problem…. Read more »

Bad Faith Insurance – Arizona Personal Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

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Courts Crack Down On Insurers Acting in Bad Faith

In a refreshing bit of news for consumers, courts – and juries – are increasingly holding insurance companies responsible for their bad behavior. Consider that just last month: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta reversed a lower court ruling that dismissed a $2.7 million bad faith claim against Geico for… Read more »

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