Many people take for granted that the items they purchase will be safe for them and their loved ones to use. Without thinking about where the products we bring into our homes have come from or how they were made, we generally accept that, by using the things we buy in accordance with their safety instructions, we will not sustain physical injuries.
The assumption is a fair one. Non-commercial consumer products are subject to strict federal safety guidelines. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) regulates companies that manufacture, package, advertise, import, and distribute the following products:
Unfortunately, for a number of reasons, the products that are made available for sale throughout the country are not always safe to use. Because of negligence somewhere in the production chain, consumer products can have dangerous, potentially life-threatening defects.
According to a study on injuries related to consumer products in Canada, sports equipment is responsible for the greatest number of injuries. However, any product that is made in a negligent manner, any item whose packaging fails to communicate the risks associated with its improper use could cause a user to sustain injuries with profound, long-term consequences.
If a manufacturer learns that the product they have built, packaged, or sold has hazardous defects that could endanger its users, they are responsible for alerting the authorities so that a nationwide recall, advisory, and safety alert can be issued. Failing to do so could be considered negligence. Other examples of manufacturer negligence that could cause an unsuspecting consumer to sustain injuries include:
If you were injured by a defective product, you might be entitled to compensation. It might be initially unclear whether your injuries were the result of another party’s negligence. That is why taking advantage of a free initial consultation with our Calgary defective products lawyers may be beneficial. If you are eligible to work with our defective products lawyers serving Calgary, you may be able to recover compensation for damages arising from your injuries. To learn more about working with our Calgary defective products lawyers, call us today and schedule your cost-free, no-obligation first meeting.
Many people assume that pursuing a civil claim against a large product manufacturer will be a complicated, time-consuming, and expensive process. However, at Preszler Injury Lawyers, we do our best to make the pursuit of justice as straightforward and affordable as possible.
That is why our defective products lawyers serving Calgary offer all prospective clients a free initial consultation on their cases. In addition, our defective products lawyers serving Calgary work on a contingency-fee basis. That means, if you are entitled to pursue a civil claim, you will not be required to pay for our legal services unless we win your case.
To learn more about working with our Calgary defective products lawyers, do not hesitate to schedule your free initial consultation. Contact us today and learn how our defective products lawyers serving Calgary may be able to assist you.
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