If you have suffered a personal injury due to a defect in a product you may be eligible to make an accident claim for personal injury under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
Makers and sellers of goods and products are liable to people who suffer a personal injury by them under the Consumer Protection Act. The act applies to a wide range of products such as a new beauty treatment which have not been properly tested, a defective toy or appliance or which perhaps has been manufactured with sharp edges or dangerous parts, a drug without an adequate warning, a non-opening airbag in a car or to packaged food containing a foreign body.
A product is deemed defective if, when it was supplied, it did not meet the realistic expectations of individuals generally using it, taking into consideration the manner in which and the purposes for which the product was marketed, and any instructions or warnings which accompanied the product.
If you believe a defective product is the cause of an injury or illness suffered by you, contact our personal injury lawyers who can advise you on whether or not you may be able to make an accident claim. Our solicitors have full and excellent knowledge of the 1987 Act and are therefore in the best position to guide you through a claim in line with the act.