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Product liability claims
Anyone who suffers injury as a result of a faulty or defective product, which has a substandard level of safety, should be able to make a Product Liability claim against the manufacturer under the Consumer Protection legislation. Typical situations include the following – and any of these situations this would clearly give rise to an action for compensation:
- The product had a design flaw such as dangerous edges or components, which could have been removed through proper design
- The product has ineffective or non-existent warning labels or instructions
- A dangerous object, such as a piece of metal, is found in pre-packaged food – which leads to an injury
- A child chokes on a loose component within a toy
It’s also worth knowing that, if you suffered an injury from a defective product as a child, then you can pursue the claim up to three years after your 18th birthday, irrespective of when the accident occurred.
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The Personal Injury Team
Navdip Gill Partner
Personal Injury 01908 689338Navdip has been a Partner at Geoffrey Leaver for 10 years. He is based within the Personal Injury department. He has over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury litigation and has built up a strong network with spinal surgeons, neurologists and plastic surgeons.
Sam Seaford Partner
Personal Injury 01908 689349Sam Seaford is a serious and catastrophic personal injury solicitor who has over a decade of experience in handling personal injury claims including but not limited to employer’s liability, road traffic accidents and occupier’s liability claims. Sam has extensive experience in claims against insurance companies, large scale employer’s and their representatives, Councils and the Police. He specialises in high value and complex, pedestrian, motorcycle and cyclist claims.
Anne Maguire Consultant
Personal Injury 01908 689365Anne is a Consultant to the Personal Injury Department. Anne is ranked as a leader in her field by Chamber and Partners Legal Directory. She has more than 30 years’ experience representing clients who have suffered serious brain or life-changing injuries, clinical negligence and fatal accidents.
Kerry Gibbs Litigation Executive
Personal Injury 01908 692769Kerry has worked in the legal industry for over 20 years, in various roles acting on behalf of claimants and defendants. The majority of her experience has been gained in Personal Injury, where she worked her way up to client account manager for a large corporation before specialising in claimant based work.