If you are injured by a defective product

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If you're injured by a defective product, you can claim compensation.
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If you're hurt when using a product the way it was intended to be used, you may have a product liability claim. You might be able to claim compensation from the manufacturer or someone else in the product’s distribution chain. But you'll need to prove several things. These include that they were negligent and that their negligence caused or contributed to your injuries. Learn how the law deals with these types of claims.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2021
  • Time to read: 14 minutes

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Dairn Shane, Preszler Law

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