How Does One Report a Dangerous Product?
No one in Philadelphia ever suspects that they’ll fall victim to a potentially dangerous product. Yet according to data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 13,255,700 Americans were injured by dangerous or defective products in 2012 alone. These products ranged from defective stairs and dangerous drugs to seemingly mundane items such as party supplies. Many of those injured by unsafe products no doubt want to share their experiences to raise awareness about the hazardous potential that these items possess. Listed below are some of the more common product reporting outlets:
While the steps mentioned above are not intended to be viewed as actual legal advice, following them may help to ensure the timely processing of one’s case should he or she be considering civil action against a product manufacturer. Timely reporting also helps to ensure that others are protected from the dangers posed by unsafe products.