When is a manufacturer responsible for injury due to a defective product?
Enforcement of manufacturers” legal accountability to consumers helps make products safer and better for all of us. With the U.S. economy the strongest in the world, protection of consumers does not restrain innovation and legitimate corporate profits.
Under Georgia law, a manufacturer may be liable for injury or death caused by a defective product under three separate legal theories.
The Shigley Law Firm represents plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases statewide in Georgia, and in other states subject to the multijurisdictional practice and pro hac vice rules in each state. Ken Shigley was designated as a “SuperLawyer” in Atlanta Magazine and one of the “Legal Elite” in Georgia Trend Magazine. He is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Chair of the Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute and former chair of the Georgia Insurance Law Institute. He particularly focuses on cases arising from truck wrecks and accidents (tractor trailers truck wrecks, semi truck wrecks,18 wheeler truck wrecks, big rig truck wrecks, log truck wrecks, dump truck wrecks).