You must demonstrate that the product was unfit for its actual intended use or any use that is reasonably foreseeable; and that you were “in privity,” with, the defendant. The manufacturer and other defendants will not give up without a fight. You may be injured but there is a lot at stake for them. You should therefore hire the services of an experienced personal injury attorney.
Your personal injury attorney assist you gather the evidence needed to prove your claim. Your claim will fail if you do not provide evidence to back your injury and your compensation claim. Personal injury claims based on product liability are complex. In a products liability case, both sides will need expert witnesses to establish whether the product was defective. You cannot rely on the jury’s common sense and experience alone to make this determination. Often this is beyond the understanding of the average juror or judge and will require detailed information. You will need experts to testify in support of your claim.
Your personal injury attorney will arrange for expert witnesses to testify in support of your claim. A lot of effort must be put in to gather evidence needed to prove your claim. Often because of your injury, you may not be in a position to gather the required evidence. Courts require evidence. Period. Your personal injury lawyer will work hard to collect the evidence required to prove your claim and get you the compensation you rightly deserve for your injuries.