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The Basics of Product Liability Claims in South Carolina

If you received an injury that was caused by your use of a defective product, you may have grounds for a product liability lawsuit. In order to file a product liability case in the state of South Carolina, you are required to provide evidence of two things. One is that the product was defective when you purchased it. The other is that your injury was the direct result of the product’s defect. The best way to go about proving this is to get in contact with an attorney who is well-versed in these types of cases. Our team of attorneys can help you in collecting the evidence necessary to demonstrate that your injury was in fact caused by a malfunction in the product.

If you have fallen victim to a defective product, you have legal rights. Allow us to assist you in getting the compensation that you deserve for the inconvenience that this event has caused in your life.

Types of Product Liability Cases

Details are a crucial part of a product liability lawsuit. In order to build a strong court case, it is important to be clear on the exact cause of the product’s malfunction. There are three possible ways that a product can be considered defective.

Design Defect

This occurs when the product is defective from the time of its manufacture. Even if the product is used in the manner for which it was intended, the improper design makes it dangerous.

Manufacturing Defect

The Basics of Product Liability Claims in South CarolinaThis happens when the design was done correctly, but poor manufacturing led to a hazardous defect. If a large number of products were manufactured at the same time, all of the products will be defective.

Failure to Warn Consumers

When using a product that is inherently dangerous by nature, such as chemicals or heavy machinery, consumers deserve to receive both directions on how to use the product properly and a warning about the specific risks that come with using that product. Failure to provide these things can constitute the basis for a product liability lawsuit.

Our expert attorneys will conduct a thorough investigation in order to determine which of these instances your cases falls under. The lawyers at The Nye Law Group have an understanding of product liability laws in South Carolina and are capable of building a strong case for you. The type of defect that your product has will determine whether the manufacturer or the seller is responsible for your injury. According to South Carolina law, anyone who sells a defective product can be held liable for damage caused to the user if certain conditions are met. Our lawyers know how to determine who the guilty party is in your case and can prove that party’s liability in a court of law.

If you or a loved one have sustained an injury due to a product malfunction, you deserve to receive compensation for your suffering. At The Nye Law Group, we understand that filing a lawsuit can be confusing and overwhelming, We have the resources and the expertise necessary to guide you through this time. Call us at (912) 200-5230 to learn more about your options.

 

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