Peoria, IL asked in Products Liability for Illinois

Q: Can a maker of a common household cleaning product be sued under a theory of products liability if the product gave me

second degree burns upon skin contact with my hands? There were no warnings on the bottle not to touch it without gloves.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Steve McCann
Steve McCann
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: It is possible, but one must have a great deal of additional information in order to provide you with a comprehensive answer to your question, as it is extremely fact specific. That being the case, I would recommend organizing all information you have in your possession related to this matter, including pictures, and consulting with an attorney individually to discuss the merits of your case, and the likelihood of recovery.

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