In the first ruling of its kind, a Nevada state court has determined that the faulty aerodynamic design of a bus contributed to the death of a cyclist. The product liability suit, which has been ongoing for over a month, related to the death of a surgeon who was dragged underneath a bus he was cycling alongside. Although the bus complied with all relevant regulations, the judge ruled that the manufacturer, Motor Coach Industries, failed to provide adequate warning that could have been used to avoid the tragic accident.
$18.7 million was awarded to the family of 51-year-old Kavyan Khiabani, who was crushed by a 2008-model MCI coach in 2017.
When you purchase a product, whether it is a power tool, household appliance, vehicle, toy, or anything else, you trust that the manufacturer has ensured it is safe to use. Unfortunately, this is not always true, and people are regularly injured or killed by defective products. While the case mentioned above is an unusual one, a Riverside product liability attorney from the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg often handles cases arising from:
Bear in mind that this list is in no way exhaustive, and a skilled product liability lawyer can offer expert legal representation for whatever type of product caused your injuries.
A product liability case may relate solely to the injuries sustained by you or your loved one, or you may be just one of numerous plaintiffs involved in a class action where, for example, the prescribed medication caused further illness or injury.
If you believe you may have a product liability claim, speak to an experienced Los Angeles attorney immediately, as time is of the essence.
Product liability cases can arise from all manner of tools, medical equipment, drugs, and other products, but all will fall into one of three categories:
If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product of any kind, call a Riverside product liability attorney today to find out how we could help. Schedule your free initial consultation by calling the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg at 310-997-0904 now.