Close Menu
Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP
Protect Your Rights: Call us for a FREE
Personal Injury Consultation

Kingston Defective Product Lawyers Serving the Hudson Valley

When you buy a product, whether it’s as basic as an item off a grocer’s shelf, or as complex as a medical device implanted in your body, you are forced to trust that the item has been tested and checked for any safety deficiencies. As a consumer, you assume that the company that designed, manufactured, and sold an item to thousands or millions of people would not have done so without ensuring that the item was ready for the public to use. In fact, manufacturers are obligated by law to sell only safe products. Nevertheless, products cause injuries to consumers every day, and often for reasons that could have been prevented with adequate research and testing.

If you or your loved one has been injured or killed by a defective product in New York, you may be entitled to money damages for your injuries. Contact the knowledgeable defective product lawyers at Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello to consult with one of our attorneys on whether you have grounds to file a product liability lawsuit.

Negligence in design can make a product unsafe

Corporations making their products available to the public have a duty to ensure that the design of a product is safe for widespread use. This includes testing the materials used to ensure that they are not hazardous, and conducting tests to determine whether consumers might tend to use the product in ways the designers had not initially anticipated. When a hazardous element is identified in the product’s design, the manufacturers have a duty to design that hazard out of the product, guard users against that hazard, or warn users of the potential hazard. If a user is injured, and that user can prove in a product liability lawsuit that the manufacturer failed to adequately test for or warn of hazards which harmed the user, then that injured user is entitled to money damages for the manufacturer’s dangerous design of its product. Additionally, if an item was defectively built, or was in a defective condition when sold, and those defects caused injury to the customer, the customer may have a valid product liability claim against the maker and seller of the product.

Seek compensation for injuries caused by a defective product

You may be entitled to compensation if you’ve been injured by a defective product in New York. Seek the money you’re owed for any medical costs, pain and suffering, or lost wages you experienced as a result of injuries caused by a dangerous product by contacting the Hudson Valley product liability attorneys at Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, with offices in Marlboro (845-236-4411) and Kingston (845-331-4100).

Share This Page:
Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner, & Martuscello, LLP

Connect With Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • LinkedIn

Kingston Office

255 Fair Street, P.O. Box 3356
Kingston, New York 12402

Phone: 845-331-4100
Fax: 845-331-6930

Marlboro Office

1390 Route 9W, P.O. Box 727
Marlboro, NY 12542

Phone: 845-236-4411
Fax: 845-236-3190

Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP, is located in Kingston, NY and Marlboro, NY and serves clients in and around Ulster County as well as parts of Orange, Dutchess, Columbia and Greene Counties as well as many surrounding areas.

Get Driving Directions

Attorney Advertisement

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

No content on this site may be reused in any fashion without written permission from www.RWHM.com

Designed and Powered by NextClient

© 2015 - 2017 Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP. All rights reserved.
Custom WebShop™ law firm website design by NextClient.com.

Contact Form Tab