When drivers decide to get behind the wheel when intoxicated or impaired, they put their lives and the lives of others at risk. That's what happened in one case in Oregon when a woman smoked marijuana before causing a fatal collision.
Product liability laws hold businesses and manufacturers responsible for the products they create. They are able to be held responsible for dangerous or defective products because of U.S. product liability law, which sets up rules that make it easier for people who get hurt by products to seek assistance and recover damages.
The aftermath of a car accident can be expensive and overwhelming. In fact, you may be unsure of how you will ever be able to reclaim your life and move forward after such a traumatic incident. If your accident was the result of the reckless or negligent actions of another person, you could have grounds to move forward with a civil claim. It would be wise for you to seek the full amount to which you are entitled.