Our product liability lawyers at Leavitt Yamane & Soldner have extensive experience in protecting the rights of Honolulu residents in product liability cases. Our Honolulu personal injury attorneys take the time to fully explain the legal remedies available to those who have been injured by defective products.
In Honolulu, product liability represents the area of law that addresses the legal responsibility of the manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer of a product for injuries resulting from dangerous and defective products. Nearly every product manufactured, grown, assembled, driven, or flown is subject to the law. Defective products are defined as those that are unreasonably dangerous for their intended use. Our Honolulu personal injury lawyers have successfully represented an array of cases involving defective products and will take the time necessary to fully understand the intricate nature of your case.
ESTABLISHING FAULT IN PRODUCT LIABILITY CASES
In order for residents in Honolulu to have a viable product liability case, the plaintiffs’ lawyers must bring an action on one or all three specific counts:
• Breach of implied and express warranties
• Strict liability
In many ways, these three counts overlap, and all represent a historic evolution from the initial days of “buyer beware.” In a product liability claim, plaintiffs and lawyers must show that a distributor or manufacturer failed to exercise reasonable care in the process of manufacturing or selling a product, resulting in an injury to the plaintiff. Negligence is a very broad term and can include the failure to anticipate probable uses of their product, failure to issue proper warnings, failure to inspect adequately, and more.
Breach of warranty and strict liability are slightly more ambiguous and yet in many ways, overlap one another. The thrust of the counts lie in there being an inherent flaw in the product itself, making it unreasonably dangerous for its intended use.
Leavitt Yamane & Soldner: Aggressively Litigating Your Case
The legal team of Leavitt Yamane & Soldner is highly skilled at recovering compensation in Honolulu and throughout Hawaii in product liability cases. Our attorneys will work directly with you, and our open-door policy means you will never be in the dark about the status of your proceedings.