Collinsville, IL asked in Products Liability for Illinois

Q: Does the piece of paper that shipped with something warning you about getting injured mean we can't sue?

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Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang
Answered
  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Anyone can sue anyone for anything. The question becomes whether or not you will be successful.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: If you’re asking as a general legal principle, documents that arrive with a product may provide warnings about a product’s hazards. These could include an owner’s manual or a material safety data sheet. If someone is warned about a product’s hazards, it could possibly serve as a defense in a product liability action. If you’re asking specifically because you were injured by a product, consult with an Illinois product liability attorney.

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