It is the duty manufacturers and retailers alike to ensure that the products they provide are safe and reliable to the customers they serve. This includes motorcycle makers, both foreign and domestic.
Manufacturers are responsible for protecting their consumers form any foreseeable problems that may occur while using the product. Product liability claims against a manufacturer are successful when they prove that the product has caused harm or was not rationally safe for its intended purpose.
A product is not considered safe for consumers if:
- There is a manufacturing defect.
- There is failure to adequately instruct the user on use of the product.<
- The design defective or unsafe.
Therefore if a motorcycle user is harmed because of the product (motorcycle), or a component of the motorcycle is defective, the victim may have basis to file a product liability claim.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident or any motor vehicle crash in California, please do not hesitate to call Wilshire Law Firm. When dealing with insurance companies you need a professional that specializes in motorcycle accidents.
Our consultation is free and we work on a contingent fee basis, which means that there is no fee unless your case is resolved. Please contact one of our product safety lawyers to setup a consultation, or speak to a representative 24 hours a day 7 days a week for immediate assistance call us toll-free at (213) 381-9988.