What Is Product Liability?

Baton Rouge Product Liability Attorney

Dangerous, Faulty or Defective Products

People are injured or even killed as a result of defective or dangerous products every day, and companies who produce these harmful products can be held liable for any damage suffered by the victim. Specifically, product liability relates to the responsibility of a company to pay damages when a faulty or dangerous product has caused injury or death. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury as a result of a defective or dangerous product, consult a Baton Rouge personal injury lawyer from The Layfield Law Firm, LLC as soon as possible to discuss the details of your case.

Product Liability Lawyer in Baton Rouge

Many people suffer a wide variety of personal injuries both at home and in the workplace from large and small appliances, toys, vehicles, exercise equipment and other products that aren't manufactured to the quality expected. When injuries occur due to defective or dangerous products, it is normally because the company of ownership does not take the proper precautions to make the product as safe. Possible injuries resulting from these products include burns, cuts, broken bones, illness or more serious injuries that require lengthy recover. In the worst situations, the victim may suffer injuries that result in long-term or permanent disability, or even death.

Unexpected injuries at a minimum can be an inconvenience to those who suffer them, but you may be entitled to damages if the injuries are serious. There are significant costs associated with recovery such as medical and prescription bills, rehabilitation or lost wages due to inability to work. The Layfield Law Firm, LLC will help present your product liability lawsuit in a way that provides sufficient evidence to the court to prove your need and entitlement to compensation. The Layfield Law Firm will handle your case as efficiently as possible assuring the strength of your case with diligent preparation.

Contact a Baton Rouge product liability attorney at The Layfield Law Firm, LLC if you have been injured by a defective or dangerous product.

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  • Should I take a settlement offer?

    It is never a good idea to settle an insurance claim before speaking with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney that has experience with injury accident cases. Insurance companies have tactics they use to deny claims, redirect fault, and withhold available compensation. An insurance claim can be a complicated process and insurance adjusters can be intimidating to accident victims. An insurance company may assert that the injuries are not as serious as claimed, and attempt to settle quickly for a low amount.

  • How will child support be calculated?
    Child support is calculated differently depending on the state one resides in, but the general factors taken into consideration by the court when calculating payments include:
    • the standard of living of the child prior to the divorce;
    • the ability to pay of the parent giving child support;
    • the specific needs of the child, including their food, clothing, and educational costs; and
    • the needs and income of the custodial parent (the parent with primary custody of the child).
  • How will custody of my child be decided?
    It is possible for you and your spouse to come to a decision regarding child custody without the court intervening.

    However, if you and your spouse cannot come to a custody terms agreement, the court will decide for you, and will look at the following:

    • the child's gender and age;
    • the child's mental and physical health;
    • the child's relationship with each parent;
    • the parents' respective lifestyles;
    • each parent's ability to provide basic necessities for the child, including shelter, food, and clothing; and
    • the child's preference (if they are of a certain age).
  • Do I need a lawyer in a personal injury claim?
    • Insurance company studies show that those who have legal representation in their case recover an average of 3.5 times more than those who try to get the issue resolved on their own. Insurance companies do not like to pay out large settlements, and frequently move fast with an offer, within days of a car accident or other serious injury accident. If you accept this early offer, it can be a terrible mistake; you may later require more medical treatment, or not recover in the expected amount of time, or could experience complications. I will carefully evaluate your injury case and ensure that we are pursuing every type of damage that could be claimed in your case. It is very important that you have legal counsel that will protect your right to fair compensation, and I will fight for fair treatment for you and your family. A personal injury lawyer is imperative if you suffered serious injuries. I am a Louisiana attorney that is interested in helping your resolve these issues.

  • Isn't divorce expensive?

    A contested divorce can get expensive due to the necessity to attend trial, and document the case to present in court. Those who can work out their agreements prior to court and settle them with negotiations can not only save a lot of money, they avoid the serious stress of a court trial and exposing your personal business in court. In either case, I will help you bring the issue to a resolution with the least amount of stress, whether in a contested or uncontested divorce. I make every effort to make my services affordable so that you can have high quality legal counsel to support your case.