Products Liability Questions & Answers

Q: I have received a check from a class action on a product that failed. Do I have to accept the amount paid ?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 29, 2017

You should check and see--usually they mention opt out procedures and who is eligible for opt out. Contact the attorneys.
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Q: Is it legal to sell CBD oil online or in the state of PA?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Products Liability, Agricultural Law and Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Mar 29, 2017

Not unless you are licensed to sell it as a medicinal product which is unusual as they haven't set up licensing yet. Even then, it's possible that US could prosecute you. You could expect visits from the FBI. You really need to get with an attorney before doing anything like this. Use that attorney at each step of the way. Guess wrong and you could be on a traficking charge. State AND federal even!
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Q: Honda put out recall for a possible exploding airbag w/ metal shrapnel 2 months ago. I just received notice now.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Connecticut on
Answered on Mar 29, 2017

Get your airbag fixed.See if they pay rental.
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Q: Should I submit this nut bolt that I broke my tooth on in my dinner to the company responsible?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for California on
Answered on Mar 29, 2017

For starters was the tooth fixed?Did you get an estimate? Is there a way of having them look at it in your presence and give it back to you? Contact a member of CAOC--they give free consults.
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Q: My ex husband has been my caregiver for four year can I ask for money to pay him on a law suit

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Answered on Mar 24, 2017

If you already have a case pending with a personal injury / medical negligence attorney I suggest that you follow their advise. Based upon the limited information you provided I would say that filing a lawsuit or trying to add a claim to a lawsuit for caregiver services will likely not be allowed. Medical negligence cases are very complicated and complex and they also have a very detailed set of rules that must be followed through the courts. This does not sound like it would fit.
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Q: granted for answer

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Appeals / Appellate Law for New York on
Answered on Mar 23, 2017

Your question makes no sense which indicates to me you should have a lawyer. Court procedure is different in each court. As to using court documents from other cases not only is it legal, it is smart.
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Q: launching a app that's for bartenders and party host id like to know my liability

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Products Liability and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Mar 22, 2017

It depends on what the app does. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute...
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Q: my school has recently put a new policy in regarding phones. they're forcing us to put them in a box at class start

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Products Liability for Michigan on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017

This question fits better in the category of school law, not contracts, assuming that you attend a public school and not a post-secondary school, such as a college.

A student has fewer rights at school than an adult enjoys in daily life. The student's rights are limited by the school's authority to maintain order. So I don't doubt that the school could enforce such a rule, nor do I believe that the school is required to assume liability for phones left in the "box". The solution that...
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Q: I've bought a used car and the next day the transmission stops. Anything legal I can do? I purchased as is but one day?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Business Formation, Business Law and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Mar 18, 2017

If the warranty covers drive train it should. You want to find out what the problem was. If it'something they have to know about, then you can go after them. File a complaint with better business bureau, with the attorney General;s office of consumer affairs.
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Q: My neighbor's drone hit me but he says it was malfunctioning. Who is responsible for my injuries?

3 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Florida on
Answered on Mar 17, 2017

Your neighbor, and the manufacturer, may be liable for any injuries you sustained, under a strict liability, product defect theory. Whether or not it was malfunctioning is obviously not your fault, and would not be a viable defense.
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Q: I was given a golf cart from a friend, He now wants it back. No paperwork saying he gave it to me or anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Products Liability for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Mar 16, 2017

I'd try to work it out if it's a friend. Friends sometimes get petty and you first evaluate what you put in, what he did, what use you got out of it and decide. Generally, there isn' t the presumption of a gift that can happen with family members. If the we is you and he not clear that there'd be any result; much would depend on who said what to whom when.
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Q: Hello, i gave a coworker a piece of candy. He bit into it and there was a tooth with a metal post sticking out.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Michigan on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

You don't have rights to that. He bit into it not you. Sorry!
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Q: I'm wondering about the possibility of a lawsuit against a prison doctor or a implant company for defective hardware.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

Contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical carelessness cases and medical products.
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Q: Have lifetime medical benefits award for head injury due to fall from chair at work. Can I bring claim vs. chair maker?

4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Compensation for Virginia on
Answered on Mar 14, 2017

You possibly have a claim against the chair manufacturer. However, the chair may not have been defective. It may just have been worn out. In Virginia a personal injury claim has to be filed within two (2) years from the date of the accident or else it will be time-barred. It is very important to preserve the defective chair. If that was not done, then your case may be impossible. Also, a product liability case is very difficult. This means you may have to have a minimum of $100,000.00 in...
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Q: I invented trash bag with one way breathable turtleneck that eliminates air pockets.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Minnesota on
Answered on Mar 12, 2017

Win what? You want to patent it? You need to at least get the advice of a patent attorney. You then need to work out a business plan.
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Q: I purchased a large quantity of liquid screen protector, and the product does not work. Do I have a right to return it?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Answered on Mar 7, 2017

Breach of express and implied warranties or if you talked to them, warranties of fitness for a particular person. If you purchased because they advertised over there, you may be able to sue over there. Otherwise, you have to come here. You don't get travel expenses.
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Q: i need contract so i can be safe to get product as agreed after i pay freelancer in Venezuela,(im not from Venezuela)

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Contracts and Products Liability for Illinois on
Answered on Mar 7, 2017

If you are conducting business in the US, I highly suggest you obtain a lawyer from the US. Many of us offer free consultations, so it will not cost you anything to obtain a professional's opinion that is tailored to the specific facts of your case.
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Q: Is there a rule that product instructions have to be understandable for a layperson?

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Illinois on
Answered on Mar 4, 2017

The traditional products liability law is that a manufacturer

or the supplier of goods or seller has a duty to warn of any

danger from the intended or unintended but reasonably

foreseeable use of its products. This duty extends to those using or

purchasing the product, as well as to those who could reasonably

be expected to be harmed by its use. While there are many ways in

which to warn, warning labels attached to the product is the most...
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Q: Hello, If a house in Puerto Rico is under both spouses name and one dies do the children get part of the property.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Products Liability for Puerto Rico on
Answered on Mar 2, 2017

Puerto Rican law is based on the old Spanish codes and is nothing like American law. You need to speak with a local lawyer there. Act quick. The phrase possession is nine tenths of the law applies most heavily in places like Puerto Rico.
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Q: A dealer sold me a car with a defective air bag. If injured in a subsequent, would I be able to sue the dealer?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Wrongful Death for California on
Answered on Feb 24, 2017

The disclosure in writing suffices. It potentially replaces the mistaken recall information provided by the salesperson, depending on the facts and whether fraud can be proven if a rarified situation applies here. Contracts are what count and should be read. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...
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