Products Liability and SC Workers’ Compensation Claims: Making Injured Victims Whole
If you, or a family member, have been injured or damaged as a result of a defective product at your workplace, in addition to your standard South Carolina workers’ compensation remedies, you may have a defective products claim against the product manufacturer, distributor or workplace. In other words, a products liability and SC workers’ compensation claims case may be brought arising out of a single work related accident.
Steps to Take After Injury or Death Due to a Defective Product in SC
The first step to take if you have been injured on the job by a defective product is to call a lawyer. Even if you don’t hire us, we offer a free consultation. During our free consultation, we can make sure you’re on the right track. 803-252-4800
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South Carolina products liability law establishes that the injured party’ must prove that the product was defective and caused the injury. Therefore, it is important that the product be inspected by one or more qualified experts to determine the exact nature of the defect and whether that defect caused the harm suffered. If the product is not recovered, the customer may be left with no proof that the product was defective. If you were injured on the job in South Carolina by a defective product, a products liability and SC workers compensation claims case may be brought. Click here to read more South Carolina injured worker fast facts.
Dangerous, defective, improperly labeled or improperly used products are everywhere.
Defective and dangerous products, marketing defects, and manufacturing defects have the ability to cause serious injuries, permanent disabilities, and potentially death. Types of defective products may include consumer products, defective automobiles, defective medical products, and dangerous drugs.
The Columbia, South Carolina workers’ compensation lawyers at the Strom Law Firm are experienced in investigating the injury, determining all potentially responsible parties, and working hard to prove that the defective product caused your injuries.
As your SC products liability attorneys, we know how to protect your rights, establish liability for the product and recover the maximum amount of compensation for a defective product injury available to you under the law. However, it is important that you understand that in the event of a recovery against a third party, the employer has the right to subrogation, or reimbursement for any workers’ compensation benefits that may have been paid to you.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or died as a result of a defective product, contact the Strom Law Firm, LLC today for a free consultation with one of our dangerous products and South Carolina wrongful death attorneys today to discuss the facts of your case.