Product Liability

When defective products cause injuries, the companies behind them must be held legally accountable.

The product liability lawyers of Zucker & Regev, P.C. can collect compensation for you and your loved ones if a product caused you harm.

Learn how our Brooklyn, NY, law firm can help you with your product liability case...

Categories of Product Liability

There are different ways to pursue a product liability lawsuit. During a free legal consultation with our product liability lawyers, we can determine which best applies to your case:

Strict Liability

Strict liability applies to most legal claims over dangerous products. It must be shown that the product was unsafe, the seller intended the product to reach the consumer in its current form, and the consumer was injured by the product.

Negligence

Proving negligence in product liability cases is rarely simple. In these cases, lawyers must demonstrate that the product maker or distributor owed the consumer a duty of care and that this duty was breached.

Breach of Warranty

For breach of warranty cases, there must be an expressed or implied warranty with regard to a product. A legal claim is sought when the product does not meet the terms of the warranty and causes injury or harm as a result.

Schedule a Free Consultation Our Product Liability Lawyers Are Here to Listen

When dangerous and defective products cause injury to innocent victims, the Law Firm of Zucker & Regev, P.C. is here to fight for you and hold the responsible parties accountable.

We are uniquely equipped to serve you. Gary A. Zucker has served as a personal injury attorney in Brooklyn since 1984. Guy S. Regev is a medical doctor and an attorney who is board certified in Legal Medicine by the American Board of Legal Medicine. Our team is prepared to put its resources and experience to work for you.

Request a consultation with our team of personal injury attorneys in New York City online or call

(718) 624-1211

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Karen Bowen

October 8, 2019

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These attorneys are very professional and helped me win my case in an expeditious fashion. We got a big verdict for my severe injury and I am extremely satisfied with the outcome. I would recommend anyone who is looking for an attorney to go to Zucker & Regev.

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June 22, 2018

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The staff here is wonderful from the front office staff to the back staff Gary is a wonderful lawyer very knowledgeable and upfront. Guy is also another lawyer there / doctor which is pretty awesome to have a doctor and a lawyer on a case, especially a case that involves medical malpractice. They are all professional and welcoming which is great because walking into an law office can be pretty intimidating.

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Types of Product Defects

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Design Defects

Design defects mean that a product is inherently dangerous from the outset. In defective automobiles, for example, design defects may lead to brake failure or faulty ignition switches. In children's toys, sharp edges may be part of the design, presenting a risk to children.

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Manufacturing Defects

With manufacturing defects, errors in the fabrication or production make the item unsafe. In car safety seats, for example, issues with the materials or craftsmanship could lead to sharp shards of plastic striking passengers during a collision. Poor quality control on an assembly line may result in electronic devices that are prone to electrocution and fires that can cause permanently disfiguring burns.

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Insufficient Product Testing

Products should undergo safety testing to ensure they meet industry standards. Unfortunately, some products are rushed onto the market untested, without regard for consumers. Some companies have found ways to circumvent safety testing and clinical trials. The dangers of these untested products may not be apparent until months or even years later.

Distribution and Marketing Defects

A product may be safe, but issues with distribution can result in dangerous defects. An improperly shipped bike, for example, may have a bent or cracked frame that makes accidents more likely. Tires that have been stored in poor conditions could be more prone to blowouts. Sometimes the marketing claims regarding a product are misleading and lead to hazards for consumers.

Speak with Product Liability Attorneys Who Will Fight for You and Your Family

The people of New York City deserve legal advocates who have a strong record of excellence and won't back down in the face of corporations.

Mr. Zucker has built a strong reputation for client-centered legal advocacy in Brooklyn. He is a member of the Brooklyn, New York State, and American Bar Associations, among other prestigious distinctions. Dr. Regev is part of a small number of medical doctors who also practice law. He can use his background in medicine to illustrate the true extent of your losses and help you collect the compensation you truly deserve.

To schedule a free consultation with an attorney, complete our online form or call

(718) 624-1211

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Terryann Matthews

October 23, 2019

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I am very pleased with my result. I would highly recommend them to other people. They fight hard to hard to get the best result!

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Elissa Denniston

August 3, 2018

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I had a family member and Gary Zucker and Guy Regev did a great job with this case. They are compassionate and competent attorneys. They are very responsive to clients and will answer every question you may have.

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Types of Compensation That Can Be Collected in Product Liability Cases

During a defective product lawsuit, your Brooklyn product liability attorney will seek maximum compensation to cover the injuries and other losses you experienced. There are a few distinct types of compensation we can help you collect:

Settlements

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A legal settlement may be reached before a case goes to court. In fact, many product liability lawsuits are resolved prior to an actual trial. Your product liability lawyer will attempt to negotiate a fair settlement that addresses the hardships that you have faced.

Compensatory Damages

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If a product liability lawsuit goes to court, compensatory damages are sought by your product liability attorney. These damages are intended to cover your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering related to the injury caused by the defective product.

Punitive Damages

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Punitive damages may also be sought by your product liability lawyer. These are intended to punish the product designer, manufacturer, or distributor for any especially negligent actions. These damages are not tied to any material losses or hardships.

Why You Need a Product Liability Lawyer to Help with Your Legal Claim 

If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, it's crucial that you speak with a product liability lawyer about your case. The insight and assistance that our Brooklyn law firm provides can help you rebuild your life in the wake of tragedy:

An Objective Case Evaluation

During a free consultation at our personal injury law firm, we can review the details of your case. We will determine if there is a legal claim worth pursuing and help you understand the legal process ahead.

Legal Knowledge

Product liability laws are often quite complex. Without a product liability lawyer on your side, it can be easy to get lost in the dense language of these laws without understanding their nuances and applications.

Attention to Details and Deadlines

Your attorney can keep your case on track and maintain momentum in the months ahead. They will work within the product liability statute of limitations (three years) and ensure all necessary filings are made on time.

Peace of Mind

Your product liability attorney handles every aspect of your case while you deal with the personal toll of a catastrophic injury or wrongful death. Our Brooklyn practice works on contingency, so you pay us nothing unless - and until - we collect compensation for you.

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April 10, 2017

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I researched medical malpractice law firms in New York City and came across this one. My father was injured and I wanted to make sure we found the best attorneys we could. The staff were all so friendly. The whole process was painfree and my father was able to get a very substantial settlement for his injury.

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John Panetta

March 30, 2017

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These are the best lawyers in Brooklyn. I was in really bad shape and had no where to turn to. The staff is so friendly and supportive. I had a really great result with my case and would recommend them to anyone who needs a malpractice attorney.

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Zucker & Regev, P.C. Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Lawyers

At the Law Firm of Zucker & Regev in Brooklyn, NY, we represent victims of negligence, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other personal injury cases with dozens of verdicts worth over $1 million. Our attorneys are affiliated with:

  • The American Bar Association
  • The New York State Bar Association
  • The Brooklyn Bar Association
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • The New York State Trial Lawyers Association

If you are the victim of a personal injury or medical malpractice case, we want to help you. Schedule a consultation today by contacting us online or calling (718) 624-1211.

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