Defective Lawn and Garden Equipment

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued numerous warnings and recalls about defective and dangerous lawn and garden tools and equipment. Also included in these announcements are gas grills, golf carts and accessories.

When such an item causes injury because it malfunctioned, it’s important to seek out experienced legal advice. people injured by defective tools and equipment may be eligible for compensation.

At the law firm of Elk & Elk, our attorneys have been helping injured clients for more than 50 years. We have the resources and experience to develop strong cases for those who have suffered injuries because of defects in outdoor equipment. Complete our contact form. It costs you nothing to learn if you have a case.

Examples of dangerous lawn and garden equipment

Our lawyers handle cases involving defective products such as:

  • Gas grills
  • Utility carts
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Lawn tractors
  • Leaf blowers
  • Chainsaws
  • Lawnmowers
  • Gel fuels for grills
  • Off-road utility vehicles
  • Brush cutters

Defective lawn equipment and garden tools have caused fires and burns, explosions, lacerations, crashes, electrical shock and other types of injuries. Whenever possible, our law firm will pursue the manufacturer, designer, seller or other entity that participates in developing and retailing an item that injures and maims. We ask questions to determine whether safety features, such as guards, were removed or were never part of the product design.

Building strong cases

Our firm has extensive resources that we use to help our clients. We consult with a variety of experts to determine precisely when a defect was introduced into the manufacturing process:

  • Electrical engineers
  • Consumer safety experts
  • Mechanical designers
  • Others

We also work with medical specialists who help us understand the impact of your injuries on your life and family. If you are unable to work or must change careers because of your injuries, we work with life care planners and disability specialists who help us calculate the cost of your injury in terms of lost income, rehab, adaptive equipment and other expenses associated with a disability.

Call for a free consultation

If you’ve been looking for legal assistance after a defective lawn and garden item left you injured or disabled, you’ve come to the right place. Call us at 1-800-ELK-OHIO (1-800-355-6446) to schedule your free consultation.