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Questions to Ask a California Defective Product Attorney


When you first meet with a lawyer to discuss your losses resulting from a defective product whether you purchased the product in California, Colorado, New York, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania or another of our fifty states, you should consider the information you wish to convey to the lawyer, and also what information you want from the attorney, his law firm, and their ability to successfully litigate a defective product lawsuit.  Based on our long history as defective product attorneys, California and Colorado, handling numerous class action lawsuits regarding defective products, we suggest you consider these common questions for your first meeting. We have also included common questions that your attorney may ask you in this meeting to determine if you have a viable case.

Questions for Your Attorney

  • How long have you been practicing law?
  • How many defective product lawsuits has your firm won?
  • Have you handled cases similar to mine?
  • If your firm takes my case, will you personally work on my case?
  • How much of your experience was involved in handling California cases?
  • What is class action experience?
  • How often are you able to acquire a satisfactory settlement for your clients?
  • What size of settlement or judgment do you feel is possible in a case like this?
  • What do you think are my case’s strengths and weaknesses?
  • Do you think my case will settle out of court or need to go to trial?
  • How long does it usually take to resolve a case like mine?
  • How does your firm charge for its services?

Questions Your Attorney May Have for You

The Eppsteiner Law, APC attorney you speak with will likely ask you for the following information:

  • Do you have receipts? Written agreements? The product packaging? And Manuals?
  • When did you purchase the product/service?
  • When did you first notice a problem with it?
  • What harm have you suffered because of the defect or misrepresentation?
  • Was anyone been physically harmed by the defect? How so?
  • Has any property been damaged by the defective product?
  • Did you notify the manufacturer/installer/retailer?
  • If you already contacted the manufacturer, or entity from whom you purchased the goods or services; what was their response? Can you document when this happened and their response?
  • How much has this defect cost you?
  • Have you lost time from work trying to resolve the problem?
  • Do you know of others who have had similar problems with this product?

California Defective Product Attorneys

At the law firm of Eppsteiner Law, APC, we are well known for our successful class action litigation in construction liability, products liability, class action, and insurance law.  We specialize in representing consumers in defective product, appliance, home, and building and construction product class action lawsuits. Our practice extends to helping clients resolve financing, credit card, home purchase, and insurance policy disputes.  Contact us to find out how we can help with your defective product lawsuit in California or elsewhere in the Western states.

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