Guidance may be needed in defective products litigation

On Behalf of | Aug 25, 2016 | Product Liability |

Consumers in Hawaii are among thousands injured each year through use of poorly designed or otherwise faulty products. A manufacturer or distributor who knowingly places defective products into the hands of consumers may be held accountable when those who use such products become ill, injured or, in worst cases, die. In situations involving the latter, an immediate family member may act on behalf of a decedent to pursue justice in court.

Regardless of the type of product associated with your injury, you are entitled to seek a monetary judgment against any and all parties deemed responsible. Cronin, Fired, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks is prepared to help you identify those sources and determine the maximum amount of compensation to which you may be entitled. Household appliances, medical equipment, sporting goods and vaccines are among the most common types of products associated with personal injury.

In situations involving fatal injuries, family members often experience anger and frustration upon learning that their loved one’s death might have been prevented. Such strong emotions are understandable, and our dedicated attorneys can help you seek recourse by filing a a wrongful death claim in a civil court. Damages listed in such claims often include, but are not limited to emotional trauma, loss of consortium, medical bills and funeral expenses.

If you or your loved one have been injured in Hawaii due to defective products, you may contact our office to request a consultation. We understand the financial strain such situations may have on a family. We are committed to helping you take steps to obtain the compensation you deserve for the suffering you have endured.