When badly designed or dangerously altered machines, tools or equipment cause injury at work, employees may have grounds for a lawsuit against the manufacturer in addition to a workers’ compensation claim.
The lawyers at Starr, Gern, Davison & Rubin, P.C, have obtained substantial compensation in complex product liability cases involving defective machinery and other hazardous work equipment. We also take other defective product cases, from auto defects to household products. Call us today at 877-267-9907 for a free initial consultation and case evaluation. Our law firm serves injury victims throughout Northern and Southern New Jersey.
Defective Machinery, Tools And Equipment
The lawyers at Starr, Gern, Davison & Rubin, P.C have more than 30 years of experience in personal injury litigation, including product liability. We have successfully represented construction workers, utility workers, factory and warehouse employees, drivers and couriers, and others injured by dangerous equipment at work:
- Conveyor belts (lack of guards or safety shut offs)
- Packaging systems
- Cutters, dies, drills and machine presses
- Front-end loaders, forklifts and heavy machinery
- Nail guns, saws and other power tools
- Scaffolding, ladders, lifts and cranes
- Failure of harnesses and other safety gear
- Seat belts and air bags
We have represented people with serious hand, arm and shoulder injuries, including lost fingers or crushed hands. We have also handled defective machinery cases involving severe burns, head trauma/brain injury, eye injury or wrongful death.
Product Liability Claims
A product liability claim is a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the defective equipment, as well as other liable parties such as distributors, sellers or maintenance companies. We must prove a design defect, a manufacturing flaw, or failure to warn of known or likely dangers. Our lawyers at Starr, Gern, Davison & Rubin, P.C, have the resources to hire engineers, industrial designers, workplace safety specialists and other experts who can connect the accident to the product.
Other Product Liability Cases
Any defective product injury may be grounds for a lawsuit. We can handle nearly any product liability case:
- Automobiles (seat belts, air bags, crashworthiness, traction stability)
- Household appliances
- Vending machines
- Tools, toys and consumer products
Contact Us If You Were Injured By A Defective Product
Call our office toll free at 877-267-9907 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation, including evenings by appointment, or home/hospital visits for the seriously injured. If we take your case, we pay for the experts and there are no attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.