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As an award winning product liability lawyer, it is important to me that you first understand what product liability entails.

As an experienced product liability lawyer, with a 96% success rate, I understand first hand how injuries resulting from a defective product provided by a consumer you trusted can be more severe in nature.  Finding the right product liability lawyer can make all the difference.
Few firms can match the depth of product liability and injury law trial experience offered by A. Cohen Law Firm, P.C. Strongly rooted in the communities of Long Island, Westchester and New York.

As an experienced product liability lawyer, with a 96% success rate, I understand first hand how injuries resulting from a defective product provided by a consumer you trusted can be more severe in nature.  

As a consumer you purchase products, machines, cars, medicine, devices, equipment, creams, and even shoes and other products  you have the right to expect anything you buy to be safe when using it.  The truth is that dangerous and defective products kill or seriously injure millions of people each year, its terrible, but absolutely true. If you’ve been wronged using a product you trusted, brief your case to our legendary product liability lawyer using our free video consultation widget now! 

Product Liability:  In accordance with a longstanding and evolving common-law tradition, a manufacturer of a defective product is liable for injuries caused by the defect.  Under New York’s modern approach to products liability, a product has a defect that renders the manufacturer liable for the resulting injuries if it: (1) contains a manufacturing flaw; (2) is defectively designed; or (3) is not accompanied by adequate warnings for the use of the product. While claims based on the third category of defect, a lack of adequate warnings, can be framed in terms of strict liability or negligence, failure-to-warn claims grounded in strict liability and negligence are functionally equivalent, as both forms of a failure-to-warn claim depend on the principles of reasonableness and public policy at the heart of any traditional negligence action.

  • Manufacturing Defects: One must prove that a product did not perform as intended and that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s control. If so, a manufacturer may be liable for breaching a duty to its customers. It is the plaintiff and his/her attorney’s burden of proof to demonstrate that the manufacturer did not manufacture the product in accordance with its own specifications. A plaintiff must also be able to demonstrate that not only was the product not manufactured properly, but also that the defect existed when the product left the manufacturer and that the error in manufacturing caused the plaintiff’s injuries.
  • Design Defects: A defectively designed product is one which, at the time it leaves the seller’s hands, is unreasonably and unintentionally dangerous for its intended use. When investing, the focus is to review whether the design was not reasonably safe because of a substantial likelihood of harm and existence of a feasible and safer alternative design.  The facts must also demonstrate that the defective design was a substantial factor causing the plaintiff’s injury. Whether a product is defectively designed is determined by examining the industry standards in effect when it was manufactured.
  • Failure to Warn: A plaintiff must prove that (1) a manufacturer has a duty to warn (2) against dangers resulting from foreseeable uses about which it knew or should have known, and (3) that failure to do so was cause of the harm.

Where you have been homebound or bedridden for several months, there is a great likelihood you can succeed in a personal injury lawsuit or claim, let us fight for you while you work on getting better, speak with our expert product liability lawyer today.

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Our true passion lies in representing injured individuals and their families against major insurance companies. When it comes to product liability our founder Avi Cohen has successfully settled and tried numerous cases, both large and small.

Our firm was founded on the principle that injured plaintiffs and their families should have access to the same quality of legal representation that large insurance companies receive from the larger firms. That’s why A. Cohen Law Firm, P.C. is the premier personal injury law firm in the New York Tri-State area.

 

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We realize that recovery from the use of a defective product accident or injury is the first issue on your mind.  If you cannot travel to us, not a problem!  We will travel to you.  Your physical and financial recovery is our #1 concern!  Our firm has been covered by large media outlets such as the New York Post, New York Daily News, Newsday, ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Law360, and other publications because we are the best at what we do!

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When it comes to representing our clients who suffered from a defective or malfunctioned product injury, there’s really only one option: individualized attention. You will never be just another file. We understand one hat does not fit all and that each client has different needs. We take the extra time to give each of our clients the personal attention they deserve!

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tonitherocker
tonitherocker
22:48 09 Aug 21
I hired Avi to represent me a couple months back and he's been everything i hoped for .He's helping me through a child... support/custody case. Considering the mess it was at the beginning and the stress i was under its has become a lot better thanks to avi. He always is responsive to me whenever i reach out as well. Thank you avi! Anyone considering him dont hesitate.read more
Jacquelyn Carrera
Jacquelyn Carrera
17:07 31 Jul 21
I would like to take the time to say Thank You to Avi Cohen and his team. He represented me on my divorce. I had gone... through a previous law firm who in 2 years did nothing for my case. After doing some research I have decided to go with Avi, wish I found him on my first go around. When I found Avi I was hopeless. However Avi and his team turned everything around for me. Avi and his team were always available , anytime of day and explained everything thoroughly. I am grateful for him and his team to finally bring this to an end. I highly recommend Avi Cohen to represent you in your matters. Forever thankful, as he knows my ex was not the easiest to deal with. Thank you for everything! I appreciate you.read more
karill deros
karill deros
15:58 02 Jul 21
Avi cohen and his team provided outstanding and amazing legal representation. This lawyer is superb , he understand... the law inside out , you get prompt response , great service, I highly recommend this attorneyread more
Asli Yelkenli
Asli Yelkenli
20:20 22 Apr 21
My mom and I can't thank enough to Avi and his team! They are amazing! He is so professional responsible and... honest.They always answer your questions with patience and they get back to you in such a timely manner! My mom saw Mr. Cohen's office while she was traveling to the city on the train and we decided to give him a call and that was the best decision we ever made! Thank you guys again and also thank you to Chante for always replying to my emails in minutes! I highly recommend him to anyone! It was a pleasure to work with him!read more
Utopia Travel
Utopia Travel
04:02 25 Feb 21
I was stuck in a contentious divorce and had nearly lost hope with the trajectory of my case. I initially hired a... different lawyer, who clearly had no interest in his clients unless their case seemed profitable. When I found Avi Cohen everything changed. Avi is an incredible lawyer and a true professional. He was on top on my case from the very beginning, always in contact, replying to my emails within minutes. In the lowest point of my life he cared for my case, for myself as a person, and for the wellbeing of my children. We involved a children's attorney, as he advised, and it made all the difference. He is also very understanding and takes one's financial standing into consideration. I never felt any financial pressure with him and I felt he treated me with great dignity. He advocated for myself and for my children while maintaining a positive attitude and respect for everyone involved. In the end, Avi has a great skill for finding the best solution given your unique circumstances and is unafraid to offer his level-headed honest advice (he also has a great sense of humor). The only thing I would have done differently in this divorce was to ditch my previous lawyer altogether and start with Avi sooner.read more
Gus Matlis
Gus Matlis
14:37 17 Sep 20
Avi was great. He took the time to work with me and was always prompt and thorough in his responses. He gave me good,... honest advice every step of the way. Highly recommend him!read more
yokaira polanco
yokaira polanco
01:00 25 Feb 20
I have recommended lawyer Avi Cohen to all my friends and family. He is very professional, responsible, reliable and... caring. I would email him at anytime even late nights and this great man would reply to me ASAP. He took care of my collision case for over 4yrs and was always so positive and attentive to all my difficult requests. I’m forever grateful for all you have done for me. Thank you, I really wish many lawyers would be sincere and have the same passion for their job.read more
angel freire
angel freire
14:37 07 Jan 20
I just want to say thank you to Mr. Cohen for his continued attention to detail throughout these past months of my... case. I am grateful to have done my research in finding someone to represent me here in Valley Stream Long Island, who I can trust. I highly recommend his offices and his services to anyone looking for a lawyer and getting settlements to work in their favor.read more
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