Product liability cases are governed by the Indiana Products Liability Act. Ind. Code §34-20. The Act governs all actions that are brought by a user or consumer; against a manufacturer or seller; and for physical harm caused by a product. Ind. Code § 34-20-1-1. The manufacturer or seller may be found liable in circumstances where there is a failure to warn or if there is a defect in the design of the product.
Compensation which may be available includes:
Costs of medical care;
Lost wages and income;
Pain and Suffering;
Potential claims of loss of consortium may also be available for a spouse; and
Punitive Damages in instances where the defendant's conduct was intentional or grossly negligent.
If you or someone you know has been injured because of some faulty product, know that the attorneys at Vanderpool Law Firm are here to work for you and to help maximize any compensation you may be entitled to. Call a personal injury lawyer at Vanderpool Law Firm, today to set up a free consultation. Call us at (574) 268-9995.