Defective Product Lawyer Minnesota

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Defective Product Lawyer Minnesota


Every day, people are seriously injured or killed by poorly designed or defectively manufactured products or equipment. Too often, big businesses place a higher priority on profits than safe design and quality control. This places consumers’ lives in jeopardy. Our MN defective product lawyers handle cases of defective products disfiguring, maiming and burning innocent people. We pursue the negligent manufacturer to get fair and complete compensation for our clients.


Minnesota has strict product liability laws. These laws hold manufacturers and sellers liable when their defective product, defective equipment or defective machine injures someone. Defective product laws make sense for several reasons. Two of the primary reasons are:

1) The maker of the product is responsible to design and manufacture the product, equipment, or machine safely. After all, they made it. We want them to know they will have to pay for the damages if someone is injured by their bad product. That is a good incentive for them to avoid making a defective product or defective equipment in the future.

2) The product manufacturer is in a better position to pay the medical bills and other costs for someone injured by their defective product or defective equipment. The manufacturer can spread the cost of the injury over the many sales that they make. MN law therefore requires the company that made the product to compensate the person injured by their product. This includes lost wages, medical bills, and other compensation. Our personal injury lawyers help make sure these laws are enforced.


To successfully pursue a product liability claim or lawsuit, MN law requires the claimant to prove four things: (1) That he or she was injured. (2) That the manufacturer’s product caused the injury. (3) That the injury resulted from a defect in the manufacturer’s product. and (4) That the defect existed in the product when it was sold by the manufacturer. Our experienced product injury lawyers know that you need strong evidence to win your case. We will help make sure you have that evidence.

The first most important thing to do if you are injured by a defective product or machine is to SAVE the defective product in EXACTLY the way it was when you were injured. If you are injured because your furnace exploded, or your liquid gel firepot exploded, don’t get anything fixed or throw anything away. If an electric drill short circuits, or the blade on an electric saw breaks, save everything exactly as it is. In other words, after the accident, save the whole product and all its parts.


DON’T throw ANYTHING away or get ANYTHING fixed. Also save anything that is burned or damaged by the defective product. Saving everything is crucial to helping the attorney prove your injury case against the manufacturer of the bad product.

One of our defective product attorneys in MN had a case where a bolt in a trailer-hitch broke. As a result, the trailer crushed a man’s foot. The defect was that the bolts were not strong enough to hold the trailer hitch. In fact, they were made with substandard metal. If our client had not saved the broken bolts, we would not have been successful with the case. Another example is a case we had where a girl fell through a defective railing at an apartment building. If the girl’s parents had not saved the defective balustrade, we would not have been successful in getting her compensation for her serious injuries.


The next most important thing to do if you are injured by a defective product is TAKE PICTURES. Get pictures of the product, the area, and your injuries. Of course, this is not always possible. However, try if you can or have a friend do so as soon as possible. Also, GET THE NAMES and phone numbers of witnesses. It is also helpful if you can find the receipt for the product or any other proof of where you purchased it.

If you or a loved one have been injured by a defective or dangerous product, equipment, or machine, we can help hold the company responsible. Our lawyers take cases whether the product injury occurs at home, at work, or elsewhere. Our top MN attorneys have successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlement compensation and verdicts for people injured by defective products and other accidents. We know how to hold the manufacturer responsible when their product has injured someone and sue the maker of the product if necessary.

Our product liability injury lawyers will answer your questions after any injury caused by a dangerous or defective product. These cases usually involve an injured consumer fighting a large corporation. Therefore, it is critical to involve experienced MN personal injury attorneys who are experienced in product liability cases. We tirelessly battle large corporations and insurance companies to get our clients the compensation they deserve.


Please call us and speak with an attorney right away for a free consultation if you are injured because of a defective product or equipment. Pam Rochlin and David Rochlin are Minnesota personal injury lawyers with more than 25 years’ experience successfully representing hundreds of people injured in accidents. A lawyer will discuss your case with you and explain your rights.

We are also happy to meet with you at our office or your home. Our top defective product lawyers will meet to discuss your case and injuries at our offices in Minneapolis MN, St. Louis Park, Woodbury, and Edina. Our attorneys also frequently meet with people and discuss their defective product injury cases at their homes in St. Paul MN, Chanhassen, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, and Rogers. Also, Brooklyn Park, Bloomington, Richfield, Apple Valley, Roseville, Maplewood, and other surrounding cities throughout Minnesota. There is no obligation on your part, and we always only charge a percentage of the compensation you receive for your injuries.