When you purchase and use a product, you are placing your trust in the manufacturer that they’ve done their due diligence in making sure their product not only works but is safe. When there’s a breach in that trust and you find yourself hurt, it can be annoying, frustrating, angering, and emotionally taxing. But aside from the emotional pain, there may be physical pain as well. Injuries from defective products can lead to many hardships, with injuries causing time lost at work, and disruptions to your personal life, not to mention the hindrance of having to deal with something that shouldn’t have happened in the first place. In order to ensure you have your bases covered, we’ve listed out things to do if you ever find yourself injured by a defective product. Keep reading to find out more!
If Injured From Defective Product, Seek Medical Attention Immediately
Even if the severity of your injury seems benign or you’re someone who would rather rub some dirt and spit in it, you still need to go get some medical attention. Considering that sometimes pain and symptoms can worsen as time goes on, the earlier you go to get medical attention the better it can be for your long-term health both physically and financially. However, injuries aside, your visit to a doctor or hospital means that there will be documentation in medical records which is incredibly necessary should you find the need to pursue legal restitution through a product liability claim.
Keep The Defective Product As Well As Proof Of Purchase
Not only will keeping hold of the defective product and proof of purchase help you legally, but it can also help medically. If your injury is unique, the product that injured you can lead medical professionals toward an avenue of care more quickly than if they didn’t have access to the product. Not only that but legally, the product and proof of purchase can serve as valuable evidence in your care.
Call Jeffress Law If You’re In Colorado
If you’re in Colorado areas like Boulder, Fort Collins, Longmont, or Loveland, then make sure to give Jeffress Law a call! With years of experience with defective product injury cases, Jeffress Law may be able to help. Defective products may happen, make sure the help you receive isn’t! Call today at 303-993-8685!