A product liability case in Tuscaloosa, Alabama or anywhere else in Alabama or the country for that matter is a type case where someone has been injured or killed as a result of a product, whether the product be a consumer product, such as a ceiling fan, an automobile, a truck, a piece of industrial equipment, a lawnmower, and other consumer product, or any sorts of products that are manufactured, designed and manufactured, and put out into the marketplace to be purchased and consumed by the American public. Those are products.
If those products are designed and/or manufactured in an unreasonably dangerous condition and result in an injury or death, the manufacturer of the product are liable, responsible for what has happened. That is a product liability case. Products liability means that the product is liable for the injury or death. And they’re referred to as products liability cases for that reason. But the causes of action available from a products liability case in Tuscaloosa or anywhere else in Alabama is against the manufacturer or the distributor, depending on his role in the chain of distribution of the product that is found to be defective and unreasonably dangerous.