Product Liability

Product Liability Lawyers for Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette Injury Victims

Whenever companies put their bottom line (profits) ahead of the consumer’s safety and well-being, people are going to get injured, some catastrophically or even fatally. The use of a defective product in your Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette home can cause you or a loved one a great deal of pain and suffering. If you’ve been injured by using a dangerous or defective product, you may be entitled to compensation in a product liability claim or product liability lawsuit in Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette.

The personal injury lawyers of the Makarone Law Firm are very familiar with these types of cases and the emotional, financial, and physical damage caused by products that never should’ve reached the consumer marketplace. Every entity in the chain of supply, including designers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, etc., has an ethical and legal obligation to ensure that consumers will not suffer harm when using their products. If they breach those obligations we will fight to make them pay for your injuries.

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Some of the more common causes of these accidents include:

In the state of Illinois, defective product injuries as well as product liability claims and product liability lawsuits are governed under Illinois Statute Chapter 735, Act 5. There are 3 legal theories that can apply including:

  • Breach of express or implied warranty
  • Fraud or misrepresentation
  • Negligent design, manufacture, or failure to warn

Product liability is an area under personal injury law that is intended to protect every consumer from dangerous or defective products. Without being overly technical, there are 3 types of product liability claims:

  • Defectively designed products
  • Defectively manufactured products
  • Lack of sufficient instructions and/or warnings regarding product use

If you or a loved one has suffered injury based on the above information, the personal injury lawyers in Romeoville , Schaumburg and Wilmette of the Makarone Law Firm will help you file a product liability claim.

Proving Liability

In order to determine if you have a valid product liability claim or have grounds to file a product liability lawsuit, you must prove the following elements in order to win your case:

  • You suffered injury or loss
  • The product you were using was defective
  • The defective product caused you physical harm
  • You used the product according to its instructions and warnings

Defective product injuries can range from minor to severe or even fatal. When you’ve suffered physical harm because you used a dangerous or defective product, you have the right to recover your losses. But doing it all on your own can be difficult and that is where we step in. From answering your questions to helping you get through the whole process of filing a lawsuit and winning damages, we’ll do it all. Call the Makarone Law Firm today.