Award-Winning Defective Product Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio

Our Columbus defective products attorneys know that no one expects to be injured while properly using household products, medical devices, prescriptions, or other consumer goods.

Unfortunately, no shortage of defective products finds its way to Ohio consumers. Last year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued nearly 250 product recalls for defective consumer products. In addition, as medical devices and products continue to evolve, new products enter the marketplace each year. These devices are essential for many people to help them manage chronic conditions or overcome physical limitations. Because they are so important, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates them and will remove any defective ones.

Our law firm founder and managing attorney, Jami S. Oliver, has been voted 2024 Lawyer of the Year in Columbus, Ohio, for Product Liability and named to the Best Lawyers 2024 list in multiple practice areas. Allow our skilled team, led by one of Ohio’s best, to review your personal injury or wrongful death claim during a free consultation today so you can start making informed decisions about your case and future.

Lawyers for Defective Products

Oliver Law Office is Here to Help

No one who uses a defective product or device should have to pay for the cost of its replacement and medical treatment for other conditions, like cancer. Defective products cost the nation billions of dollars annually, and powerful manufacturers should pay the bill. Our firm can help you get the justice you need.

We handle all injury cases on a contingency basis, which means we advance all the costs necessary to pursue your claim, and we only charge you a fee if and when there is a successful result.

Oliver Law Office was built to prioritize and support you through unparalleled communication and commitment to your individualized needs.

We pledge to:

  • Provide unique solutions through compassionate service.
  • Approach challenges with confidence, courage, and determination.
  • Remain engaged and dedicated to learning, growing, and excelling as people and professionals.

At Oliver Law Office, our Columbus defective product lawyers represent clients throughout Ohio because this is also our home, and we want to help protect our fellow residents with the legal skills, knowledge, and resources they deserve to obtain justice for their unique claims.

We have successfully represented clients for nearly 30 years using our intimate knowledge of Ohio’s personal injury laws. We can obtain maximum compensation from all insurance coverages and policies for each client’s unique recovery needs.

Our personal injury lawyers in Columbus provide our clients with the time and legal precision they deserve by communicating effectively, providing thorough explanations about the legal process, and delivering results that leave no detail to chance. Contact us today to learn more.

Experienced Defective Product Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio

Sadly, thousands of people die each year from defective medical devices, and many more suffer serious injuries. If you believe a device or product has harmed you, contact Oliver Law Office today. Our Columbus defective product lawyer will listen to your story and offer an initial claim assessment. Attorney Jami Oliver and the Oliver Law Office team can assist anyone hurt by a defective device or product.

Since 2000, our defective product lawyers have represented injury victims and families who have lost their loved ones throughout the state because we know how difficult it is to hold a manufacturer liable for designing, producing, and selling faulty products.

Oliver Law Office has extensive experience with the following:

Non-medical devices that are often recalled as defective consumer products may include, but are not limited to:

  • Beauty Products.
  • Carpentry Equipment.
  • Cellphones.
  • Electrical Equipment and Outlets.
  • Electrical Safety Devices.
  • Fans.
  • Hand and Power Tools.
  • Heating Pads and Other Personal Heating Devices.
  • Household Chemicals.
  • Ladders.
  • Laptops.
  • Lithium-ion batteries.
  • Scooters
  • Smoke Detectors.
  • Vehicle Jacks.
  • Water Heaters.

Many lawsuits based on dangerous devices or products are considered class actions, where multiple people join their claims. Class actions help those with similar claims efficiently get their lawsuits. Multidistrict litigation (MDL) also centralizes these cases in one federal court.

Oliver Law Office can help our clients join an MDL or ongoing class action. We can also file an initial lawsuit if that is more appropriate. There are many considerations, such as the type and extent of your injury and the location of evidence. We can clarify all the requirements for you and your family during an initial consultation. Contact our defective product attorneys in Columbus today to learn more.

Who Can Be Held Liable for Defective Product Injuries and Fatalities in Columbus, Ohio?

Liability for injuries and fatalities resulting from defective products can extend to various parties within the supply chain, depending on the circumstances.

The primary parties that can be held liable include:

  • Manufacturers

The manufacturer of a defective product is often considered the primary party responsible for injuries caused by the defect. This includes the original manufacturer of the product and any component manufacturers. Essentially, how a device is put together, or the materials used in its manufacture make it dangerous.

  • Distributor and Retailer

Companies involved in distributing and selling the product may also be held liable. This can include wholesalers, retailers, and even online marketplaces. Liability may arise if they were aware of the defect, failed to inspect the product adequately, or did not provide sufficient warnings about potential risks.

  • Designers and Engineers

If a product’s design is inherently flawed and this flaw causes injuries, the designers and engineers responsible for creating the design may be held liable. This is particularly relevant in cases where the design poses a danger, regardless of manufacturing quality.

  • Testing Laboratories

In some cases, if a testing laboratory fails to identify a defect or potential danger during product testing, it may be liable for negligence.

  • Advertisers and Marketers

If false or misleading advertising contributes to a consumer’s decision to use a product in a way that leads to injury, the advertisers and marketers could be liable.

That includes injuries or fatalities caused by:

  • Defective packaging—poor packaging can expose implants to oxygen, leading to degradation.
  • Defective instructions—inadequate instructions make medical devices more dangerous than they need to be. Improper labeling also fails to disclose side effects or complications.

We stay abreast of the most recent recalls and work with many expert witnesses who help us identify when a product is dangerous. New products get pulled constantly, and the manufacturer or government never recalls some dangerous products. Contact us today to learn more.

Why Do I Need a Defective Products Attorney to Handle My Claim?

Like most injury cases, those who are hurt may believe their injuries – and the source that caused them – speak for themselves. So, why would they need an experienced defective products attorney to take the lead in their claim?

Taking on the government or a giant corporation is a tall task. Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers have some of the largest NYC or Chicago law firms representing them. You need a seasoned advocate who can push for fair compensation. That is why we are here.

We assist our clients with every aspect of their defective products claim, including:

  • Investigation and Evidence Gathering

Our attorneys can conduct thorough investigations to determine the cause of the defect and gather evidence to support your claim. This may involve working with experts in various fields to establish liability.

  • Establishing Liability

Identifying and proving liability is a crucial aspect of a defective product case. Our attorneys have the experience to determine who is responsible for the defect, whether the manufacturer, distributor, retailer, or other parties involved in the product’s distribution chain.

  • Negotiating with Insurance Companies

If insurance coverage is involved, our attorneys can negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf to ensure you receive fair compensation for your damages.

  • Navigating the Legal Process

The legal process can be complex and may involve filing court documents, responding to legal motions, and adhering to specific deadlines. We can guide you through this process and ensure all legal requirements are met.

  • Calculating Damages

Determining the full extent of your damages is crucial for a fair settlement. Our attorneys can help calculate damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses you may have suffered.

  • Representation in Court

If a settlement cannot be reached, our skilled Columbus defective products attorney will represent you in court by presenting your case, cross-examining witnesses, and arguing to seek the compensation you deserve.

  • Class Action or Multidistrict Litigation

In cases where the same defective product has harmed multiple individuals, we will help you join a class action lawsuit or navigate multidistrict litigation to streamline the legal process.

  • Product Recall Assistance

If a defective product has prompted a recall, our attorney can assist you in understanding your rights as a consumer and help you navigate any recall-related claims.

We are here to protect your rights and interests throughout the legal process and will advise you on the best course of action and ensure that you are treated fairly. Contact us today to learn more.

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Contact Our Skilled Defective Product Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio Today

If you have been injured or tragically lost a loved one through the use of a defective product in Ohio, contact our dedicated Columbus personal injury attorneys today. There is never a charge to speak with an attorney or any upfront or out-of-pocket costs to associate with our law firm in an injury or death matter.

Oliver Law Office is a client-focused law firm emphasizing the individualized needs of each client: Confidence, Courage, and Determination. Let’s get started on your claim today.