A Quick Guide to Wrongful Death Cases Caused By Defective Products in Nevada

Losing a loved one due to the negligence of others can be devastating for the loved ones. Unexpected loss due to the use of a defective product can result in significant pain and suffering for the family and friends of the deceased.

Product manufacturers and distributors have the responsibility to ensure the safety of the products that the customers will use. If the company neglects this duty and produces defective products, causing the death of a consumer, their loved ones have the right to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible company for defective products.

Our experienced wrongful death lawyers at Bourassa Law Group can help you through this difficult time by filing the claim on your behalf.

What is a Defective Product?

Products with major or minor malfunctions that cause severe injuries and fatalities among consumers are defective products. These can be caused by the following:

  • Incorrect manufacturing of the product
  • Faulty design of the product
  • Insufficient or no earnings or instructions for safely using the product

Some major defective products might include children’s highchairs or cribs, medical or pharmaceutical devices, industrial equipment and tools, vehicle parts, or sporting equipment.

Common Defective Product Liability Claims

Product liability claims can be divided into three main categories:

  • Marketing Defects: This could mean a lack of safety warnings and sufficient instructions
  • Design Defects: This means there was a fault or defect in the design of the product even if the manufacturing process followed the safety measures
  • Manufacturing Defects:  This indicates a fault in the manufacturing process

Who can be liable for a Wrongful Death caused by a Defective Product?

Wrongful death claims are complex and can put more pressure on grieving loved ones. It is wise to consult an experienced wrongful death lawyer in Las Vegas to help you establish a strong case. The major factor in defective product cases is holding the negligent party liable.

Every wrongful death caused by a defective product case is different. In some cases, multiple defendants can be held liable for wrongful death. The product manufacturer, retailer, wholesaler, or assembler can be held accountable for the defective product depending on multiple factors of the case.

Having a wrongful death lawyer in Nevada means you have a legal team working on getting justice for your loved one’s death. Our team conducts a thorough investigation and gathers evidence to prove the negligence of the defendant and ensure you get the rightful compensation to help you through this challenging time.

Consult an Expert Wrongful Death Lawyer in Nevada

Wrongful death caused by defective products occurs because of dangerous malfunctions in the product that could have been avoided. It is essential to hold the manufacturers and companies responsible for defective products and save other consumers from the devastating consequence of using that product.

While nothing can bring back the deceased, a wrongful death due to a defective product claim can give you a sense of justice and provide you with compensation to manage the funeral and burial costs. The compensation also helps the dependents manage their expenses.

The Bourassa Law Group has a team of expert wrongful death claim lawyers who can establish a strong case to get justice for the wrongful death of your loved one and recover compensation. Give us a call at (800) 870-8910 to book a free consultation.

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