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Product Liability

Every day all of us purchase and use products responsibly, assuming they will not cause us any harm.

Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. If you have been injured due to a defective or unsafe product, our personal injury lawyers are skilled not only getting you compensation for your injuries, but also helping to ensure that others aren’t injured due to manufacturer’s negligence.

In the event you are injured by a defective product, try your best to do the following:

  • Keep the product, including all of the packaging and the receipt or proof of purchase.
  • Take photographs of the item, including how it was used.
  • Check the packaging and product inserts for any warnings that may have been included. Even if the item did come with a warning, if it was written in very small print, the manufacturer may still be at fault. Warning of the danger inherent in a product is too important to leave to fine print.
  • Identify the store that you bought the product from. Depending on the nature of your case, under the Sale of Goods Act, the retailer may bear some of the responsibility for injuries.
  • If there are witnesses, get their names and contact information.
  • Ensure that you seek out medical assistance and follow your doctor’s advice.
  • Be careful using Facebook and other social media as your posts may be producible to the other side.

Our Practice Areas

Brain Injuries and Spinal Cord Injuries

A serious injury affects every area of your life and impacts your ability to care for yourself and your family.

Chronic Pain and Soft Tissue Injuries

We’re experienced at helping people who have experienced chronic pain/soft tissue injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury of this kind, call us today.

Police Use of Force

Our personal injury lawyers are experienced at helping victims of excessive force either by police, security services or others.

Slip and Fall

If you are injured in a fall due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to recover damages for your injuries.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accident law is a complicated process. Contact us for guidance on how to handle your claim.

Disability Claims

If you are getting ignored or mistreated by your benefits provider, we can help.

Product Liability

If you have been injured due to a defective or unsafe product, our personal injury lawyers are skilled at getting you the proper compensation for your injuries.

Boating and Recreational Accidents

Our personal injury lawyers can help you determine what steps to take if you have been in a boating/recreational accident and advise of what benefits may be available to you.

Medical and Case Management

Bergmanis Preyra has an extensive network of respected case managers, rehabilitation support professionals and a full time registered nurse available to assist in your treatment and recovery.