Wyoming Personal Injury

Product Liability – Personal Accident Lawyer – Wyoming

Product Liability Law – Personal Injury Attorney - Wyoming Burg SimpsonDefective and dangerous consumer products send thousands of consumers to the emergency room every year. Under product liability law, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers can all be held responsible for injuries or death caused by their products. Our accident injury lawyers have decades of experience with product liability lawsuits.

Examples of defective products range from faulty children’s toys to defective motor vehicles to dangerous prescription drugs. Other examples of defective consumer products include:

  • Ladders
  • Lifting equipment
  • Power tools
  • Building equipment
  • Electrical appliances
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Lawnmowers

Get in touch with a personal accident lawyer by calling our office in Wyoming now at 307-527-7891 or by filling out our Free Case Evaluation form here.

Product defects can be classified one of three ways:

  • Design defect – The product is inherently flawed because of how it is designed. These defects are independent of the manufacturing process. This type of defect frequently leads regulators – or even the manufacturer itself – to issue a safety recall.
  • Manufacturing defect – The product has a manufacturing defect if it was designed properly, but became defective in the manufacturing process. This type of flaw is usually limited to small batches of the manufactured product.
  • Failure-to-provide warning – The defect in a product causes an injury because of a manufacturer’s failure to warn of a specific danger associated with the normal, advertised use of the product.

If you have been hurt by a defective consumer product, reach out to a Wyoming personal injury lawyer by calling Burg Simpson’s Cody office at 307-527-7891.

Someone who has suffered an injury because of a defective product could have a valid claim against the product designer, manufacturer, distributor, or retailer. You could be entitled to compensation for:

  • Economic losses, which include current and potential medical and rehab costs, lost wages, loss of future earnings, and other related out-of-pocket costs.
  • Non-economic losses, which include pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and mental and emotional distress.
  • Permanent impairment and/or disfigurement.
  • Loss of consortium.

Additionally, the surviving family of someone who has lost their life because of a defective product might be able to file a wrongful death claim. If this has happened to someone in your family, speak to a personal injury attorney in our Cody, Wyoming office by calling us at 307-527-7891.

Call the Experienced Lawyers in Cody, Wyoming

The accident and injury lawyers at Burg Simpson Wyoming have collectively handled thousands of product liability cases over the last 40 years, recovering millions of dollars in damages for victims in Wyoming and across the country. If you or a loved one have been seriously injured as a result of a dangerous or defective product, contact us as soon as possible. Fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form today or call our Wyoming office at 307-527-7891.

 October 18, 2019

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping Michael Burg, the founding shareholder and a trial attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, was interviewed by Denver’s Channel 7 on Thursday, October 17th  to discuss the the dangers of vaping. Click here to access Michael Burg’s interview on Denver’s Channel… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

Burg Simpson E-News – October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS $143 Million Settlement Secured for Victims of the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz have announced that an agreement has been reached between Columbia Gas, its parent company NiSource, Inc., and the lawyers representing multiple groups of plaintiffs in both mass action and class action… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident By: Jessica Prochaska- Burg Simpson Shareholder and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer A Colorado slip and fall personal injury claim is filed in civil court and seeks compensation for the victim’s injuries. This type of claim alleges that a property owner failed to address a dangerous or… Read more »

 October 10, 2019

Angela McGraw on the Faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates

Angela McGraw, Of Counsel with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, will be a presenter on the faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Masters in Trial® program on Thursday, November 14th. The presenters are members of ABOTA, trial experts, and experienced judges. ABOTA is ​dedicated ​to ​training ​the ​next ​generation ​of ​lawyers ​to ​meet ​the highest ​standards ​of ​professionalism ​and ​advocacy ​in ​the ​practice ​of ​law.  Established in 1958, membership in ABOTA continues to carry considerable prestige among attorneys, judges,… Read more »

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

 April 1, 2013

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

Burg Simpson’s Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading lawyers when it comes to representing individuals injured by dangerous and defective medications. In this interview Michael talks to Ring of Fire T.V. host Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.

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