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Fort Myers Product Liability Lawyer

Children’s toys are frequently in the news for being designed or manufactured in such ways that cause harm to children. There were 251,800 toy-related injuries in 2014, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. However, it doesn’t stop with cribs and toys. From 2009 to 2011, unsafe consumer products killed 12,540 adults over the age of 65, many of which caused serious falls and resulting medical complications. All of us, young and old, use and rely on thousands of products to get through our week, and all of those products must be designed and manufactured so as to not cause harm to a person using them as intended in a reasonably safe fashion. Injuries and deaths caused by unsafe products cause over $800 billion in lost wages, property damage, and medical costs annually, according to Allgov.com. The individual costs can easily run into the tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars depending the extent of the injury or illness that the product causes. If you used a product as intended in a proper fashion and it caused you serious harm, contact an experienced Fort Myers products liability lawyer today.

The History of Safety and Consumer Products and the CPSC

In 1972, Congress created the Consumer Product Safety Act as well as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which is a federal agency that regulates consumer products. The agency was created to protect consumers against the unreasonable risks of products that cause injury or death. While automobiles are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation, food and drugs under the jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration, and firearms, and tobacco are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Treasury, the CPSC has jurisdiction over most other consumer products, which include more than 15,000 types products ranging from leaf blowers to kitchen appliances. The CPSC performs research on potentially dangerous substances, develops and upholds standards for given industries, obtains recalls, and educates the public on certain safety issues. While the CPSC helps prevent thousands of unnecessary injuries and deaths every year, their efforts are not enough to stop every faulty product from reaching the shelf. Companies owe it to their customers to only produce products that are safe and reliable for all of their users, and cutting corners to reduce costs is one way in which not only quality, but also safety is impaired.

Call Our Fort Myers Product Liability Lawyers Today for Legal Counsel

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a poorly designed or poorly manufactured product, the injuries and time off work may result in tremendous financial losses. You should not have to pay for another party’s negligent actions out of your own wallet. It is likely that the liable party should be responsible for paying your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and property damage. Contact one of our Fort Myers product liability lawyers today with The Pendas Law Firm at 1-844-200-0000 for a free consultation.

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