Products Liability Questions & Answers

Q: What kind of liability protections do I need to start a tour guide company for cliff jumping?

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability, Business Formation and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on May 20, 2017

Waivers would only help so much. You'd need certified instructors, business licenses, related contracts, insurance, and other protections. 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of...
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Q: Why would the lawyers representativing me not be the lawyers I signed a contract with?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for West Virginia on
Answered on May 16, 2017

I would suggest you get a clear answer to your question about who your attorney is from the counsel you originally hired and signed a contract with. In many of these MDL product defect cases, lawyers will collaborate with other lawyers/law firms who may have already litigated the same type of case in the same MDL or who is closer to the location of where the MDL is located. However, in cases we have handled in federal court MDLs, if the case we are handling is a bellwether case by...
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Q: Hello, My late mom has a lawsuit pending about injuries she received by a product. there was a conference held,

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for New York on
Answered on May 11, 2017

The opposition is entitled to know about all requests and filings. They may also want a copy of the transcript. 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts,...
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Q: Car accident. Not my fault at all. I have receipts showing the work I've had done to my car, can I be reimbursed for it?

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Car Accidents for Illinois on
Answered on May 8, 2017

If the other person was at fault, you have a right to him.

If he had insurance, you can settle with his insurance company.

It's best to hire a lawyer because you may be entitled to recovery for personal injuries besides property damage.
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Q: If I get in a no fault car accident and I have receipts showing the work I've had done to it can I be reimbursed for it?

3 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Car Accidents for Illinois on
Answered on May 8, 2017

If it's a no fault accident, who is going to reimburse who.

If you have collision coverage and you are over the deductible, you may have a claim with your insurance company.
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Q: I've had My dog for 6 yrs. Owners who microchiped him want him back. Can they take him?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on May 6, 2017

If he was given to you as a gift, then the dog is your own property, not anyone else's. 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce...
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Q: I bought a car from a dealership 3 months and they sold it to me with a ton of problems. Can they buy it back?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Products Liability and Lemon Law for New York on
Answered on May 6, 2017

Is it a new or used car? Was there a warranty with the car? 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and...
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Q: CAN AN OPPOSING PARTY AVOID A VALID SOL TO GAIN AJUDIFICTION ON AN EXPIRED CAUSE OF ACTION to halt the case?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for California on
Answered on May 5, 2017

It sounds like your complaint was untimely filed after the SOL deadline, yes? If so, what would be your basis for appeal, as I don't hear one in these facts. 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the...
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Q: Can you sue a foreign company for a defective product?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Illinois on
Answered on May 5, 2017

The short answer is yes you can. If an Illinois resident were to sue a foreign based company, there may be a need to check out whether the country of the foreign company is a signatory of an international treaty with the US. In just about every case that I have been involved with where a foreign corporation is involved, that foreign company has a US presence usually by registering to do business in one of the 50 states. You will need to consult with an attorney to learn where your case can...
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Q: Hello! There was a dog poop in the bread I purchased. What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 5, 2017

Throw it out, and tell the store manager: that's one option, and the one I prefer. Or you can make a lawsuit out of it: that's the other option. 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas...
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Q: IF you are in a class action suit & you've been put in a Class group that gets nothing, does an objection work

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for California on
Answered on May 3, 2017

Talk to the attorneys. There should be a clause allowing you to opt out.
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Q: Can I sue walmart for my eye injury due to them not having safety seal on product which caused trip to ER

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Georgia on
Answered on May 3, 2017

Contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
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Q: I'm creating a game that has people travel the city. If they are injured, am I liable? Do I need a waiver or insurance?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability, Business Formation and Business Law for Ohio on
Answered on May 3, 2017

As you describe it, if you make part of the rules they comply with all laws etc you shouldn't be liable. If it's a drinking game, that might be different.
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Q: Can a lawyer go to another law firm without telling they client

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on May 3, 2017

They should notify you, but if the old firm is competent, then I would go with it--it's sometimes tough finding a new lawyer in the middle of a case.
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Q: Can you sue a vehicle manufacturer if you hit the back of a vehicle that had a gas tank recall on it?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for Georgia on
Answered on May 1, 2017

You can't. But talk to your attorney to see if that jury verdict can be used to lighten your sentence or otherwise.

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Q: I was put on bone meds for many years and lost more densitity each year. I lost had bones and still am.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on
Answered on Apr 30, 2017

Yes you can bring a law suit the question is can you win, and even more importantly can you find a lawyer who would take the case as these cases are very expensive to prosecute against a drug company with deep pockets. Thus a lawyer would probably want a retainer up front and a portion of the suit if you win.
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Q: I have received a notice to quit, I was caught doing something stupid (fireworks no damage. Do they have to evict me?

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Apr 30, 2017

If you breached the lease terms or broke the law while on the rented property, you can be evicted via court eviction filings. 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, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: How many years after a faulty knee replacement can you sue the manufacturer?

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

The statutes of limitations vary from state to state. If you have had a revision surgery to repair or replace the knee replacement implant that may make a difference. I would consult with an attorney who is handling the cases that match your implant producta. For example, was your product (the implanted device) a Zimmer device? There are many makers of implants for knee replacements. Some of those makers are engaged in multidistrict litigation in federal court or in some state courts. You...
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Q: I went to a restaurant yesterday and during eating the salad I found a cracked glass.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Public Benefits on
Answered on Apr 23, 2017

Unless you were injured, I don't see how you could prevail with a lawsuit. Of course, glass is not something you should have in your food, but without damages, an element of negligence, your lawsuit would fail.
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Q: Product liability death mdl case how would you ever find out how much was awarded untrustworthy sister who distributes.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Products Liability for Florida on
Answered on Apr 21, 2017

You should see who handled the estate, contact them. Get a copy of the distribution. If you let someone else do all the work you open yourself up to being in the dark.
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