Defective Product Claims

Living in the UK, we expect all of the products we buy to be of an acceptable quality and safe to use. Unfortunately this is not always the case, and thousands of consumers each year are harmed or injured by goods or services they have purchased. If this has happened to you, you can claim defective product compensation with help from

Injuries caused by defective products

Some of the most common types of injuries caused by defective products include:

  • Burns or electrocution caused by electrical equipment
  • Poisoning caused by contaminated food products
  • Scarring or burns to the skin caused by contaminated cosmetics or cleaning products
  • Burns from using a dangerous product bearing insufficient usage instructions
  • Injuries after falling from a faulty ladder
  • Allergic reaction to hair dye with insufficient instructions
  • Poisoning caused by lead parts or paints in toys
  • Inadequate servicing or faulty car parts that cause an accident
  • Defective drugs and medical products
  • Injuries following cosmetic procedures performed by a beautician or hairdresser

If you have suffered an injury because of a defective product, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim against the manufacturer or trader. It is always important to keep any documentation about the product including receipts, instructions, the packaging and the item itself, to be used as proof in your claim.

Claiming defective product compensation

Our personal injury solicitors will provide you with expert advice about bringing a compensation claim for use of a defective product or service that resulted in injury. Claims for defective product compensation can be made against the manufacturer, supplier or seller – depending on who was culpable for the harm you sustained.

Contact us today on 0800 652 9515 and we will answer any questions you have about your accident or injury and whether you might be able to make a claim.

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