Bensalem, PA asked in Products Liability, Business Law and Construction Law for New Jersey

Q: what is the compensatory damages for contractor when a product is defective

2 decks were refinished by a company using a product. the product was later found out to be defective. The job needs to be done completely over.

1 Lawyer Answer
William Head
William Head
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA

A: Difficult to say. You will likely have some finger-pointing. The manufacturer will say that your contractor did not heed warnings or instructions on the label. The contractor is blaming the defective product.

You problem is, that the claim is too small for most civil lawyers to want to handle. When no personal injury occurs, civil litigation attorneys usually won't sign on, to file suit.

You can go to small claims court, possibly.

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