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Product Liability

Philadelphia Product Liability Attorney

Zealous advocates for injured consumers

Consumers expect that the products they use and depend on are safe. Unfortunately, defective products are released onto the market every year. All too often, the damage is done before these products are recalled. van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin is Pennsylvania’s top personal injury and product liability law firm. When dangerous products harm Pennsylvania residents, we are relentless in advocating for the injured. Mr van der Veen lives for the challenge of taking on even the largest manufacturers in his fight to obtain compensation for injured victims of defective or dangerous products. Our tenacious Philadelphia product liability attorneys do not let up until we’ve secured what you deserve.

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What kind of consumer products are subject to product liability claims?

When many people think of defective products, high-profile medical devices often come to mind. While these products frequently make headlines in product liability news, the reality is that any product can injure you if it is defective:

  • Children’s toys
  • Sports equipment
  • Home appliances
  • Construction equipment
  • Over-the-counter drugs
  • Prescription medications
  • Electronic devices
  • Power tools
  • Automobile parts

With more than two decades of product liability litigation experience, Mr. van der Veen has seen it all. When companies and manufacturers harm innocent people, we do not rest until responsible parties compensate victims for their injuries.

How do you know if you have been a victim of a defective product?

Being injured while using a product does not necessarily mean that the product is defective or that you have a legal action. Broadly speaking, the following underlying issues give rise to product liability claims:

  • Design defects—Some products are defective or faulty due to an inherent flaw in the product design.
  • Manufacturing defects—A defect can occur at many points in the manufacturing chain, rendering an otherwise safe product defective.
  • Inadequate or missing warnings—If a product is not accompanied by warnings that adequately detail the dangers associated with use, it may be deemed defective.

Product liability law is very complex and influenced by developments in Pennsylvania case law. Given the evolving nature of these legal issues, only an accomplished Philadelphia product liability lawyer should be consulted to determine if you have a potential case. Our attorneys have extensive experience, matched with an outstanding record of success. We deliver exceptional results to our product liability clients.

A long history of results and professional accomplishment

Finding Pennsylvania product liability attorneys that adeptly navigate these complex cases can be difficult. Fortunately for injured consumers in southeast Pennsylvania and New Jersey, van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin is a highly-respected resource on product liability disputes. Standing up for victims of defective products is a passion, not just a profession. Attorney van der Veen’s ongoing pursuit of settlements for children injured by defective toys has earned the firm national recognition. He has dedicated countless hours fighting to keep defective products from coming to the United States from China and ending up in the hands of Pennsylvania consumers. Through zealous, resilient representation, it is his mission to ensure that injured consumers receive the full compensation to which they are rightfully entitled.

If you or someone you love has been injured by a defective product, let our Philadelphia product liability attorneys fight for your recovery

van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin is committed to holding companies and manufacturers responsible for placing defective products on the market. If you believe you have a product liability dispute, schedule a free initial consultation to meet directly with one of our Philadelphia product liability attorneys.

Visit our Philadelphia office, centrally-located downtown, or reach us via phone at any hour of the day at (215) 486-0123 or contact us online.

Notable Case Results

Always Pursing the Best Possible Outcome
  • Motorcycle Accident $35.1 Million
  • Truck Accident $10 Million
  • Bicycle Accident $4.8 Million
  • Truck Accident $4.3 Million
  • Truck Accident $3.3 Million
  • Pedestrian Accident $2.4 Million
  • Car Accident $1.7 Million
  • Car Accident by Drunk Driver $1.4 Million
  • Premises Liability $1.3 Million
  • Assault by Club Employee $1 Million
In the Media

Throughout the years, our firm and our individual attorneys have been recognized in both local and national media for our extensive legal knowledge, experience, and record of success. Our attorneys frequently appear in the media to provide insight and information on various legal matters, including high-profile cases.

Choosing the Right Firm Can Make All the Difference

  • Unrivaled Record of Success
    We have won tens of millions of dollars for injured victims, and have achieved countless "not guilty" verdicts for clients faced with criminal charges.
  • No Challenge too Big
    Our firm has handled some of the biggest cases in country, including representing the President of the United States.
  • Personalized Representation

    We understand that every case is unique. Therefore, we tailor our approach based on the facts of the case and the needs of our client. 

  • Uncompromising Passion
    Our competitive nature is one of our strongest qualities. You can be confident that no other firm will outwork our team.
  • Holistic Approach
    Not only do we want to excel legally for the client, but we also want to make sure we are strengthening their mind, body and spirt.
  • Supporting the Community
    Our team engages in many community events and regularly donates time and resources to many charitable organizations in Philadelphia.
Talk to Our Experienced Team

Home to Philadelphia’s most accomplished attorneys, van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin pairs diverse practice experience with a passion-driven, comprehensive law practice—all for the client’s benefit.