Sauter Sullivan: St. Louis Product Liability Attorney and Product Defect Attorneys in St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois
Product Liability is an area of law involving claims against manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers and others sellers of defective products that caused injury to the user. The claim of liability is usually focused on one or more of these three types of defects:
- Design Defect: The product design itself is dangerous or of no practical use regardless of how well it is manufactured. Typically, by the very nature of the product’s design, the risks outweigh the benefits.
- Manufacturing Defect: The product was manufactured using sub-standard materials or was crafted with shoddy workmanship.
- Failure to Warn (Marketing Defect): The marketing and advertisement of the product failed to accurately represent inherent dangers in the products which are present regardless of the quality of the product’s design or manufacturing.
Various aspects of liability law are involved in Products Liability Cases, such as the legal concepts of Negligence, Strict Liability, Breach of Warranty and Consumer Protection. Product Liability Lawsuits can be very complicated, so you need a qualified, experienced attorney with the knowledge and resources to help you successfully make your claim and state your case. The Attorneys at Sauter Sullivan are experts at handling Product Liability Cases, and they can help you.
Contact Us for a free consultation with one of our experienced St. Louis Products Liability Lawyers. There’s no obligation, and we take many cases on a contingency basis, where you’ll pay us no legal fees unless we win your case.
- Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer
For decades, women have been using talcum powder for feminine hygiene. Companies that sell talcum powder, often sold as “baby powder” or “body powder,” have promoted it for this purpose. Numerous studies have shown that talcum powder, when used by women for feminine hygiene purposes, can cause ovarian cancer. Companies that sell talcum powder have known about the link between the product they sell and ovarian cancer for years. However, these companies have refused to adequately warn their customers of the danger that is posed.
Recently, a St. Louis jury awarded $72 million dollars to the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer. The woman had used talcum powder for years. Another case resulted in a $55 million dollar verdict.
The attorneys of Sauter Sullivan need your help in spreading the word about this dangerous product and the injustice that has been perpetrated by talcum powder manufacturers. Please tell friends, relatives, neighbors, and co-workers about the dangers posed by talcum powder. If you or anyone you know have ever been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and have a history of using talcum powder, please call us immediately at 314-768-6800.