Defective product liability
You may be able to claim compensation for a personal injury caused by defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
What is a defective product?
The act covers a wide range of products, such as a new beauty treatment not properly tested, a toy or appliance with sharp edges or dangerous parts, a drug without an adequate warning, a non-opening airbag in a car or to packaged food containing a foreign body.
What makes a product defective?
A product will be considered to be defective if, when it was supplied, it did not meet the realistic expectations of individuals generally using it- taking into consideration the manner in which and the purposes for which the product was marketed, and any instructions or warnings which accompanied the product.
How Osbornes solicitors handle defective product claims?
Whether the injuries you have sustained are physical, financial or emotional our expert personal injury solicitors can assist you in proving that the product in question was defective and seek adequate compensation for you.