Defective Toys

Product Liability Lawyers Assisting Families on Cape Cod

The Cape Cod toy defect lawyers at the Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III represent children who have been injured by a wide range of harmful products. We are experienced personal injury lawyers who know how to get clients the full compensation available under the law. Our attorneys have had significant success for the people whom we represent, making use of more than a century and a half of combined legal experience. We are committed to fighting aggressively for clients in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Our attorneys guide people through the legal process with attention to detail and sensitivity to their needs.

When you buy a toy for your kids or loved ones, you expect them to be able to use it without being injured. Unfortunately, many toys that end up on the market are poorly designed or constructed in a way that makes them prone to malfunction. When that happens, a defective toy can cause significant injuries and even death in some cases. Small, breakable parts, for example, can pose a choking hazard, while toys with sharp edges can cause cuts, scrapes, and punctures. Even when a toy works as advertised, manufacturers and sellers do not always properly warn people about the possible hazards of using it.

Legal Remedies for a Child’s Injuries

If your child has been injured in this situation, a toy defect attorney on Cape Cod can help you seek compensation from the product manufacturer and potentially other parties. Money damages are meant to put your child and you back in the position in which you were before the injury happened. Although that is not always possible, literally speaking, compensation can ease the financial burden that often comes with an injury. The money damages typically available in defective toy cases include compensation for current and future medical bills, as well as pain, suffering, and emotional distress.

Massachusetts law makes manufacturers and sellers directly liable for any accidents involving unsafe or defective toys or other products. The state imposes an implied warranty of merchantability on these companies, requiring products to work as expected, at least for a certain amount of time. The warranty also requires products to be designed and made in a way that minimizes safety threats to users. If a product does not live up to those expectations, a Cape Cod toy defect attorney can hold the manufacturer and seller liable for any injuries that happen as a result.

To prove liability for a defective toy, you would need to show that your child was using the toy in a way that was reasonably foreseeable at the time of the accident. You also would need to prove that the toy was defective. The defect, which can be proved through expert testimony and testing, could be in the way that the product was designed or in the way that it was manufactured. Finally, you would need to show that the defect directly caused your child to be injured. That often means presenting detailed medical evidence tying your child’s injuries to the toy.

Speak with a Toy Defect Lawyer on Cape Cod Today

At the Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III, our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys help clients across the state get the money that they deserve after an accident involving one of their children. We understand the pain and stress that often come with experiencing an injury to a child. This is especially true when the injury is caused by no fault of your own. We have a strong track record of helping families get their lives back on track by resolving cases efficiently and favorably. Our lawyers offer free consultations at our offices, which are conveniently located in Hyannis and Plymouth. We are also ready and willing to travel to you if you cannot make it to us. We do not charge a fee in most cases arising from defective products unless we are successful. Call us at 888-262-6664 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. Nós Falamos Português.

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