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New York Defective Products & Product Liability

Know Your Rights!

Dangerous or defective products result in nearly three million injuries and 22,000 fatalities every year in the United States, according to Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) statistics.

These products range from car parts, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and more.

What does Defective product mean?

Defective: “Lacking in some particular which is essential to the completeness.”

Product: “A good distributed commercially.”

Defective product: “An imperfection in a product that has a manufacturing or design defect, or is faulty because of inadequate instructions or warnings.”

Defective products injure thousands of New Yorkers every year, and they are everywhere. From the food that you eat to the car that you drive, as a consumer, you are at risk. It is important you know your rights and remain protected under the law.

What is product liability?

This is what holds accountable those corporations and companies that put profits over safety.

Product liability: “The liability of any or all parties along the chain of manufacture of any product for damage caused by that product.”

There are physical, emotional, and financial hardships that come with injury by a defective product. For that, you will need to act. Take the first step today and learn your rights by speaking with an experienced personal injury attorney today.

Call 1-800-966-4999 to protect yourself and your loved ones from losing the money and benefits you are entitled to. It won’t cost you a thing and may save you and your loved ones tomorrow.

Take action today and call us now at 1-800-966-4999.


Defective products are hardly needles in a haystack. They are common and can be deadly. Everyday examples include but are not limited to:

Car parts

e.g. faulty brakes, steering columns, windshield wipers, air bags, wheels, battery, etc.


e.g. mislabeled or expired fish oil capsules, ibuprofen tablets, vitamin supplements, etc.

Household appliances

e.g. damaged smoke detectors, poorly wired toasters, malfunctioning blenders, combustible pressure cookers, etc.


e.g. tampered-with cereals, expired dairy products, rotten meats, etc.


e.g. battery-operated cell phones, compromised microwave ovens, unsafe security systems, etc.


Defective products can injure, maim, and kill. Through their operation, ingestion, or basic contact, there is no limit to the damage they can do to you or your loved ones. The range of injuries spans:

  • Poisoning
    (e.g. agricultural, industrial, medical, biological)
  • Burns
    (e.g. chemical, electrical, thermal)
  • Head trauma, concussions, traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Broken bones
  • External cuts, internal bleeding
  • Death

Because of their dangers, defective products carry are taken very seriously in New York State. Strict product liability laws are in place to protect injured parties from additional, oftentimes financial damages.

To ensure you receive the money and benefits you deserve, speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Call 1-800-966-4999.


First and foremost, get help. See your doctor, go to the emergency room, call a medical expert. Because whether or not you believe you need immediate assistance, it’s always best to err on the side of caution.

Next, do not give any statements before speaking with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Why? Because anything you say will be misconstrued and used against you.

Following the above, begin documenting your injuries. Save all receipts related to your case as well as the defective product used, medical information. Also, we recommend keeping an “injury journal” to record daily updates — fill up the pages with photos and text.

Finally, be aware that while the law is on your side, time is not. Don’t wait. Begin the process of protecting yourself and your family by calling Schwartzapfel® Lawyers today.


Personal injury law can be complex, which is why it’s important to hire someone who not only specializes in defective products and product liability, but who knows what it takes to win.

For more than thirty-five years, Schwartzapfel® Lawyers has successfully helped thousands of people get the money and benefits they are entitled to. To see why we should work for you, please check out our hundreds of 5-star Google Reviews or call 1-800-966-4999 to schedule your free consultation today.

Remember: We have every incentive to get you the largest settlement or verdict possible, as quickly as possible, because if we don’t win your case you owe us nothing.

So if you or a loved one has suffered a machinery-related injury in New York State, take action today and call us now at 1-800-966-4999 today.


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