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Basics of a products liability lawsuit in Tennessee

There are many different products that people in Tennessee use every day. These products have a variety of uses that help people perform tasks each day. This could be electronics, motorized products or those that require manual labor to operate. However, no matter how the product works, the person using it expects that the product will work properly. When they do not work properly not only can it can be frustrating — it can also be dangerous.

Defective products can cause injuries to the person using it. If a person is injured as a result of defective product, the victim may be able to pursue compensation for the injuries through a products liability lawsuit. These actions can be brought if the product was defective due to many different issues, including but not limited to manufacturing, design, assembly, testing, instruction, warning, packaging, labeling or other issues with the product causing injury.

Sometimes people suffer catastrophic injuries due to defective products, which can completely change their lives. If the person loses a limb, suffers a spinal cord injury or a traumatic brain injury, the person may never be able to do many things they were accustomed to doing, including working. These injuries also can result in significant medical bills for surgeries and long-term rehabilitation. That is why the potential compensation is so important for the victims of these accidents. This compensation may include money for medical bills, lost wages and other damages.

Unfortunately there are many defective products sold in Tennessee. When these products do not work properly sometimes it simply causes inconveniences for the person using it, but other times it can cause injuries. These injuries can be very severe as well causing the victim both physical and financial difficulties. Attorneys understand how important this compensation can be, and may be able to protect one’s rights through the process.

Source: FindLaw, “Tennessee Code Title 29. Remedies and Special Proceedings § 29-28-102” accessed Sept. 18, 2017

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