General Personal Injury
Products containing inherent defects that cause harm to a consumer of the product, or someone to whom the product was loaned, given, etc., are the subjects of products liability suits.
Products liability claims can be based on negligence, strict liability, or breach of warranty depending on the jurisdiction within which the claim is based. As there is no federal products liability law, many states have enacted comprehensive products liability statutes. These statutory provisions can be very diverse. The law firm of Brent Coon and Associates handles a variety of traditional product liability claims, including the following:
- Defectively manufactured equipment and tools
- Defective vehicles (including airbag, seatbelt, rollover, and design cases)
- Defectively manufactured toys
A disturbingly high number of drugs have been recalled by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). These drugs have shown a serious incidence of side effects and other complications. The firm is presently handling or reviewing the following drugs:
Numerous federal, state and local rules and regulations apply to transportation cases. The ICC alone has hundreds of regulations, ranging from driver certifications and maximum hours of duty per day to restrictions on loads and vehicle operating conditions. Violations often result in negligence per se.
Likewise, common carriers, buses and taxi cabs typically have higher duties of care. Researching and knowing the law can be the difference between winning and losing a case. We have over 15 years experience in a wide range of transportation matters. We know the law, we know the experts, we know the issues.
Preserving evidence is critical. Skid marks, gouge marks, impact areas, damaged vehicles and property are frequently lost with time – as are witnesses. We have a rapid response team, which can swiftly move on these matters and help preserve valuable information, while conducting an immediate, independent investigation into the casual issues.
The firm has in-depth knowledge of local, state and federal highway law and handles a variety of transportation claims, including the following:
- 18-Wheeler Cases
- Common Carriers
- Railroad Claims
- Emergency Vehicles
The National Safety Council has determined that accidents involving the motor transportation industry alone cost in excess of a billion dollars in a year.
Other Personal Injury Cases
Brent Coon and Associates has extensive experience in personal injury lawsuits. We have represented numerous victims of negligence, as well as the families of those victims. Some of our clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars.
In addition to occupational and environmental cases, we have handled a variety of injury claims, ranging from back and neck injuries, broken limbs, premises liability, and slip and falls, to medical malpractice and wrongful death actions.