Find Lawyers in Greenwood Village, Colorado for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Mike Kane is a partner at Dan Caplis Law. He specializes in trucking, auto and catastrophic injury litigation. He also represents victims of sexual assault against institutions and individuals.Mr. Kane is a former US Marine who served a tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After leaving the military, he returned to Colorado and served as a Deputy District Attorney in the Arapahoe and Douglas County DA’s Offices. As a prosecutor, he tried over 50 jury trials ranging from homicide ...
Nicole C. Moskowitz is an associate attorney in Burg Simpson’s Mass Tort Litigation Department. Ms. Moskowitz focuses her practice primarily on defective medical devices and pharmaceutical litigation. Ms. Moskowitz grew up in San Francisco where she attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. During law school, Ms. Moskowitz served as Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review and worked as a research assistant for the Health Law Cas...
Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Definition
Products liability, therefore, often involves complex litigation. The nature of a products liability claim is dependent on the jurisdiction or state where the injured person lives, the type of product, and the variety and cause of the defect. Product defects can surface in different facets of the user experience including defects in design, manufacturing, or even when a manufacturer fails to warn of associated dangers in the product’s use. Moreover, liability in these cases can rest on many different parties ascending the supply chain up to the original manufacturer - from the manufacturer and distributor to the supplier and retailer. After gathering all of this information, a knowledgeable attorney will determine the appropriate type of claim that should be pursued including strict liability, negligence, breach of warranty, or even fraud.
Strict Liability: Rather than focus on the behavior of the manufacturer (as in negligence), strict liability claims focus on the product itself. Under strict liability, the manufacturer is liable for harm caused by the defective product, even if the manufacturer was not negligent in making that product defective.
Negligence: This case type most resembles an ordinary negligence lawsuit. In addition to duty, defect, causation, and injury, the injured party needs to prove that the manufacturer or seller breached its duty to the person harmed.
Breach of Warranty: When the maker of a product warrants its characteristics, if it fails in one of those characteristics and the failure causes an injury, a breach of warranty claim arises. Warranties can be express (written or sometimes verbal) or implied by law.
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