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Defective Product Lawyers

Defective Product Attorneys in Naperville / Chicago / Illinois

When a product you buy does not function properly or does not contain proper safety warnings, it could lead to serious injuries and even death. At The Collins Law Firm, we are dedicated to holding the manufacturers of defective products and the companies that sell them accountable for their actions.

Contact our law firm in Naperville, Illinois, if:

  • You have suffered a serious injury or burns as the result of an exploding pressure cooker.
  • You have been injured or made ill by a prescribed or over-the-counter medication that you believed to be safe but that has recently been linked to serious health complications.
  • A product defect in a medical device--such as an implant, stapler, defibrillator, or contraceptive device--caused you serious injury or the need for additional surgery.
  • A child’s product that you bought did not have the proper safety warnings, and your child was injured as a result.
  • You were injured by a defective component on your vehicle. Ex. a defective tire, gas tank, or airbag that failed to deploy or exploded on impact during an accident.
  • You bought a product that malfunctioned, causing serious injury.

In situations like these, our experienced trial attorneys will take up your fight for the compensation you are entitled to receive. While the compensation we pursue will not make up for the loss of your health or the loss of a loved one, it can help ease the stress associated with overwhelming medical bills, lost wages, or funeral expenses.

Have You Been Injured by a Defective Product?

Every year thousands of people are injured when a product they thought was safe turns out not to be. You may have a lawsuit if you have suffered due to a defective product in one of these categories or another product that has malfunctioned.

Dangerous drugs: Every year, millions of people in the U.S. are prescribed medication by their doctor to treat a multitude of medical conditions. The manufacturers of these drugs have an obligation to conduct tests to determine the safety of those drugs and to warn the public of any risks and side effects. When this is not done, people are put at risk and the manufacturers open themselves up to lawsuits. In recent years, many common medications such as Zantac, Elmiron, Valsartan, and Zostavax—among others--have come under fire for failing to warn patients of serious complications or cancer-causing ingredients in their formulations. For more detailed information on the dangers of specific drugs, look here:

Defective medical devices: There are many medical devices that can save lives or better people’s health. However, if these products are defective, they can lead to serious injuries and even death. Sometimes, these injuries become the basis for a product liability lawsuit. Defibrillators, stents, and surgical staplers have all had medical and legal problems in recent years. More recently, multiple lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of the following medical devices for injuries and illness associated with the products:

Defective children’s products: These are products marketed for use with infants and children, such as toys, highchairs, or cribs, that have the potential to harm babies and small children. These defective products can be classified into three types: products with a dangerous design, products sold without adequate warnings, and products with defective assembly or construction. Recent examples of defective children’s product include the Boppy Loungers, Graco Inclined Sleepers and Fisher-Price Rock 'N Play inclined sleepers all of which were recalled due to suffocation risks.

Defective cars and vehicle components: In this fast-paced world of ours, most Americans spend some portion of every day in their cars. This is why it is so important for car makers and auto component manufacturers to make sure that their products are as safe as they can possibly be. Unfortunately, these companies sometimes decide to put profits over people’s safety and fail to correct defects or add safety equipment that could save lives, after calculating that the changes would be too costly. The results can be catastrophic. Defective airbags, tires, and gas tanks have all lead to unnecessary injuries and deaths.

We are Aggressive Product Liability Lawyers

In this area of personal injury, you will likely be facing off against high-powered corporate counsel and skilled trial attorneys. Our lawyers can level the playing field.

We have the knowledge, skill, experience, and resources that many large law firms enjoy. Additionally, we have a broad network of experts that we can work with to strengthen your case. We will be able to determine if a product was manufactured incorrectly, unnecessarily putting your health and life in danger.

Our track record as personal injury lawyers — we have recovered more than $100 million in compensation for our clients — speaks for itself. When you are pursuing the compensation and medical care that you need to move on with your life, you should obtain the best possible legal representation.

Contact The Collins Law Firm at (630) 527-1595 to schedule a free consultation with a defective product attorney at one of the Chicago area's premier personal injury law firms.

Client Reviews
Shawn Collins is a very talented lawyer, as are all the attorneys on his team. I've known and worked with Shawn for more that 30 years. Not only is he a top notch technical litigator but his communication skills are second to none. If anyone I know is ever in need of an attorney, Shawn is my very first recommendation. He gives very solid advice that goes beyond the law. He is someone you can trust to tell you the truth so you are not lead astray in the complex legal world. You really can't find a better advocate. E.M.
We were incredibly satisfied with our experience with The Collins Law Firm. We worked closely with Ed Manzke and found that he had a personal touch and truly got to know us in addition to being knowledgeable and effective in his field. The caring and individual attitude helped us tremendously throughout the entire process and we always felt like our case was in safe hands. We would highly recommend The Collins Law Firm for both its stellar work and dedicated employees. M.A.
My father recommended The Collins Law Firm to me after watching Shawn Collins and Ed Manzke at trial representing Lisle residents against Lockformer. For years, he told us courtroom tales about Shawn and Ed, citing their incredible skill as trial lawyers and how they put the huge Lockformer legal team to shame. So when my son was the victim of a wrongful death, they were my first and only choice. I can't say enough to truly express how grateful I am to The Collin's Law Firm for all that they did for me and my family. This amazing team advocated for me in my darkest moments, surpassing my expectations in every way. I will be forever grateful to Shawn and Ed. K.D.
I have worked with Rob, Shawn and The Collins Law Firm team in connection with both complex business transactions and litigation over the past several years. Shawn is far and away the best business litigation attorney I have worked with. Rob has been our lead attorney on M&A and corporate restructures, and he has delivered each time, and on time. I would highly recommend Rob to get the deal done! W.D.
Rob has been our out-side General Counsel for ten years. As a business with a global presence, it is important that we have the very best legal representation. Rob and the team have guided us through litigation battles, negotiating and drafting our important business contracts, and advising us in our business strategies. He has a great team of lawyers working with him. M.F.