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What Are The Different Types Of Product Liability?

This blog post discuses the different types of product liability cases in Kentucky. A product liability case involves the manufacture, distribution, sale, or other use of a product.  This can be something as simple as a knife or as complicated as a seven-ton crane.  When most people think about product liability cases things like defective …
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Why is safety important in a product?

Safety is important in a product because no company or person has the right to put profits over people. The law in Kentucky holds companies liable under product liability law for unnecessarily harming people. If a product can be made safe than it should be made safe to avoid injury. Failing to make a product …
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Who is responsible for product safety?

In Kentucky companies or persons responsible for manufacture, construction, design, formulation, development of standards, preparation, processing, assembly, testing, listing, certifying, warning, instructing, marketing, advertising, packaging or labeling of any product are responsible for making the product safe. Really this means the company that designs, makes, or sells the product is on the hook for damages …
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Can I sue for injuries that resulted from a malfunctioning product?

You can sue for injuries that resulted from a malfunctioning product. To have a case you must be hurt. The statute of limitations on a case like this can be as short as one year. Hiring an experienced products liability or personal injury lawyer is a wise move. The lawyer will sue all those involved …
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What does the term product liability mean in Kentucky?

Product liability in Kentucky generally refers to a lawsuit involving a defective or dangerous product. Personal injury lawyers sue companies that hurt people with defective products. The lawsuit is called a product liability case.

What must be proven in a product liability case in Kentucky?

To prove a product liability case in Kentucky you must show that a company or person put a defective or dangerous product in the stream of commerce and hurt someone. There are a variety of potential defendants including those involved in manufacture, construction, design, formulation, development of standards, preparation, processing, assembly, testing, listing, certifying, warning, …
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Can I sue for a defective product?

You can sue for defective product, but you must be hurt by the product to have a case worth pursuing. The lawsuit could be against one or more defendants that is responsible for the product. A personal injury or products liability lawyer is who you need to speak with. The consultation should be free.