Q: Can I sue a company if their product gave me chemical burns?
A: Contact a member of the Maine Trial Lawyers Assn. They give free contacts.Assuming you were using the product in the way it was supposed to be used, following instructions (including safety gear), you may have a case.
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A: Yes. Supposing you used the product in accordance with the instructions on the label, you may have a personal injury case and the company may be hold liable for negligence. I strongly encourage you to take legal action as soon as possible, as personal injury cases have a statute of limitations which, if expires, you can no longer initiate a lawsuit against the company in question. While for Maine, the statute of limitations is six years, you should contact a lawyer who specializes in personal injury cases at your earliest convenience, as these cases are complex and take a considerable time to prepare.
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