Product Liability FAQ

All across Canada and throughout the entire world there are manufacturing companies producing products with defects in a way that can harm consumers that decide to purchase and use such products. As a result, there are dozens of lawsuits filed against these companies each and every year.

At Greg Monforton & Partners, our Ontario defective product solicitors believe that when a company sells a defective product to a consumer, which results in injuries, property damage, or a fatality, that company must be held responsible and pay for the losses and damages they have caused to the innocent victim.

For more information, call 1-855-722-2522, or complete the FREE Case Evaluation form to the right of this page.

Product Liability Questions

Over our many years of serving clients throughout the province of Ontario, and also assisting with claims in some areas of the United States, our solicitors have noticed a number of similar questions asked by our clients. As a result, we have decided to share some of the most frequently asked questions in order to assist individuals to greater understand product liability.

Some common product liability questions include:

Are product liability cases expensive?

Although product liability cases may be expensive, none of the barristers at Greg Monforton & Partners will not charge for any of our services unless a winning verdict or settlement has been made and you recover. This means that if there is no recovery, there is no fee.

Are there many types of product defects?

There are three different types of product defect cases including design defects, manufacturing defects, and marketing defects. A design defect occurs when there is a flaw in the design of a product which can cause injuries to consumers. A manufacturing defect occurs when the product was manufactured incorrectly, therefore harming the consumer. A marketing defect occurs when the product was incorrectly labelled.

Do I need a solicitor in a defective product case?

Yes, most defective product cases are extremely complex and require the expertise of both engineers and scientists. It may be required to have a barrister that understands the appropriate laws and one that may identify suitable experts to assist with your individual case, along with having knowledge in defective product cases.

How can I prove a product is defective?

As there are many complexities involved in product defect cases, there may be many entities and experts needed to conduct thorough evaluations on the specific product defects.  Furthermore, the patenting, design, and manufacturing of the product must be reviewed along with all government and industry related standards.    

How would I know if I have a defective product case?

If you have been injured by a product that you believe is malfunctioning or defective, you may be eligible to recover compensation for your losses and damages. During our free consultation, our lawyers will review your case and assist you in discovering if your case may have grounds to receive compensation.

What are the limitations laws in Ontario for defective product cases?

In Ontario, an individual must bring a case within two years from the act or omission which resulted in injuries or damages to the claimant.

If you have any more questions relating to product liability, our barristers welcome you to contact our law firm today.

Contact an Experienced Windsor Defective Product Solicitor Today

The solicitors at Greg Monforton & Partners have great sympathy for those injured by defective products along with their families, as everyone surrounding that injured family member may suffer emotionally and financially following an injury caused by a product defect.

Based in Windsor, Ontario, our lawyers are able to serve clients throughout the entire province and elsewhere needed. Some of the locations our lawyers are able to serve include:

  • Brantford
  • Chatham-Kent
  • Essex
  • Hamilton
  • Kitchener
  • LaSalle
  • London
  • Mississauga
  • Niagara Falls
  • Sarnia
  • Toronto

If you would like to learn more about how our barristers can assist you with your specific product liability case, call (866) 320-4770, or complete the FREE Case Evaluation form located on the upper right of this page.