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Product liability is an area of personal injury law that focuses on injuries and death caused by dangerous and/or defective products. Our firm represents plaintiffs or co-counsels these matters in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm BeachPort St. Lucie and other areas throughout the state of Florida. A Product Liability Lawyer assists clients in claims against corporations or manufacturers who have sold or manufactured unsafe products to consumers. “Products” refer to a wide range of categories, including:

  • Medical devices;
  • Machinery and tools;
  • Medicine and Drugs – prescription and non-prescription;
  • Food and tobacco;
  • Toxic chemicals and substances, such as pesticides, asbestos, and mold;
  • Firearms;
  • Automobiles and other vehicles, including trucks and motorcycles;
  • Automobile accessories such as tires, seat belts, airbags and child car seats;
  • Household products and appliances;
  • Toys and recreational equipment; and
  • Clothing and apparel.


When a consumer sustains an injury due to a defective product, a number of parties may be held liable for releasing a product they knew or should have known posed a risk to users.  If someone has been injured due to a defective product, they may have grounds for a lawsuit. Lawsuits may be brought against the manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor, depending on the type of defect.  Defects often fall into two different categories: manufacturing and design defects.  Lawsuits may also be brought for failure to warn of potential risks.

If you have suffered a serious injury or death of a loved one due to a dangerous or defective product, it is crucial to know your rights under the law. Contact Hughes Law Firm, P.A., at 561.296.9400 or contact us online for a free evaluation of your case.

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