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Flawed Product Design

A design defect is a defect that is inherent in the product itself. A design defect is a defect in the design of the product that makes the product unsafe for its intended use. A product with a design defect was manufactured and marketed just as it was intended, but it was designed improperly. In most instances, the manufacturer of the product could have used a safer design that may have helped avoid foreseeable risks. A design defect will be found in every product that was produced according to the design, and the defect is actually present prior to the manufacturing process.

An example of a product with a design defect is a toy made with small magnet pieces that easily come off. Even when used correctly, the small pieces can still pose a serious injury to young children who may take the magnetic pieces and swallow them.

If you feel that you have sustained injuries from an improperly designed product, contact our Boston, Massachusetts defective products attorneys who will pursue all avenues of recovery so that you or your loved ones can get the care that you need. To schedule your free consultation with an experienced Boston, Massachusetts products liability lawyer at Altman & Altman LLP, call 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 (toll free) or contact us online.


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