Some accidents can cause catastrophic injuries, including ones to the spinal cord. An estimated 450,000 people in this country have this type of injury and an estimated 11,000 more happen each year. These are expensive injuries that can require extensive medical care and personal care assistance.
Consumers in California who buy products expect those products to be safe to use. There are even a number of regulations in place to help ensure the safety of these products. Yet, far too often unsuspecting individuals are harmed when they use consumer goods as they are intended. This is unacceptable and may serve as the basis of a products liability lawsuit.