Baltimore, MD asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Maryland

Q: Hello I purchased a pair of pierced earrings wore them and it split my ear apart . What can I do about it

My ear lòoks terrible each time that I look at or feel my ear it's like I shock all over again. The earring is a drop bead on my guess is silver wire with a bead at the end

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Maryland attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry this happened to you. You could reach out to law firms to try to arrange a free initial consult to discuss the matter in more detail. The situation you describe appears to involve a legal theory of product liability. If a law firm considered handling your case on a contingency basis, they would look at how they could demonstrate that the earrings were "defective," in that they were unreasonably dangerous. That would involve showing they were defectively designed, defectively manufactured, or failed to provide adequate warnings to someone wearing them. Good luck

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