Q: Can you sue a company because it’s product caused injury to your child and yourself
A: You need to ask a products liability lawyer your questions. I do not handle that type of case. Sorry.
A: I'm sorry for your injuries; I hope you and your child are recovering. It's possible you could sue. But an attorney would need more information about the product and the manner in which you used it to make that determination. It's not enough that the product simply caused injury, as is the case with many everyday items whose utility overshadows their inherent hazards. You'd need to be able to demonstrate that the product was defective in some manner. This can mean that there were deficiencies in the way it was manufactured, designed, or that it did not come with adequate warnings as to its risks. Good luck
A: I agree with Mr. Apkenar--however it's also a question if it was unreasonably dangerous for the uses it woud be put to.
Injuries need to be documented by medical records.
Why not just contact a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn in the area where you live? They give free consults.
If you still have any of the product, the packaging, receipts for it etc hang on to them. Likewise any damaged clothing etc.
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