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How Do Defective Products Make It to Market?

When a new product is made and it is in the process of making it to market, there are several factors that need to be considered regarding how the products gets through the testing phase. This testing is designed to keep consumers safe and free from significant problems.

Unfortunately, not everyone follows the safety protocols, products are made incorrectly, and testing is bypassed to avoid the strenuous process. Understanding how and why a defective product makes it past this testing is important.

If a Product Is Defective, How Does It Get Sold In the First Place?

Many people ask this question: “if a product is defective, how did it make it to the consumer?” There are certain methods that manufacturers may attempt to use to get passed testing by the United States Food and Drug Administration. When these shortcuts are taken, it puts others in significant danger.

The manufacturer often tries to push their product out of the door as quickly as possible to begin collecting a payment. This also means putting others at risk regardless of whether to equipment is complete and safe or not.

Why Would a Manufacturer Try to Cut Corners?

It’s an unfortunate situation, but there are several cases in which manufacturers cut corners to save money. They may try to reduce the number of parts they add on the product to make it cost less for production while selling it at the same price.

If this is imperative to the safety of those buyers for manufacturers to go through the process of getting their product tested. This is to ensure that consumers are free from harm. Though, these problems are something that persists far too often.

At Shoop | APLC, we work hard to protect the rights of those injured due to a defective product. We work hard to help you understand your legal options and move forward with one of the most difficult things you can encounter.

The product liability lawyers at SHOOP | A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION represent clients nationally and internationally with regard to failed and defective medical devices.

We have resolved all manner of cochlear implant claims, and we understand all too well the struggles our clients have endured to get their lives back on track after suffering a failure of their implant. No other law firm has the breadth of experience that we do regarding defective cochlear implants and we will fight to ensure you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

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