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Defective Maritime Product Liability Lawyers

If you've suffered an injury because of a defective maritime product, Leav & Steinberg LLP can help. Our team of New York attorneys has years of experience with product liability claims, and you won't be charged any fees until your case has been won.

Maritime Product Liability

Legal and industrial regulations govern the manufacturing standards of maritime equipment. Once the parts have been shipped, it's the distributor's responsibility to ensure that there are no defects when the items arrive at a retailer's warehouse. Any oversight in this process may be considered a breach of product liability law, which can be addressed by a licensed attorney.

Maritime Product Liability Laws

Under general maritime law, injuries caused by defective products on the water can be used to file a claim. Product liability laws require all maritime merchandise to be sold without significant flaws in their composition, construction, or design. The seller must personally exercise as much care as possible to make sure that each product is suitable for purchase at the point of sale. If a product has a flaw in its design or manufacturing or if the seller fails to notify the consumer of the dangers associated with its use, the affected customer may have a case. Examples of defective boat parts that can cause injury or death include:

  • Engines
  • Fuel tanks
  • Safety equipment, such as flotation devices
  • Generators
  • Conveyor belts
  • Fishing nets
  • Faulty construction materials

Our Experience With Product Liability Cases

At Leav & Steinberg, our client-centered legal team has the knowledge and experience needed to handle any type of product liability case. In addition to maritime product liability, we've helped our clients receive compensation for other product liability claims related to negligence, breach of warranty, breach of consumer protection, and other types of defective products.

Leav & Steinberg Is Here for You

With years of trial experience as a firm, our team of dedicated attorneys can help you. We'll schedule an appointment with you at our Manhattan office for an in-depth discussion of the details of your claim to determine if you have a case. Then, your product liability lawyer will guide you through each step of the legal process to help you receive the compensation you deserve. If you can't make it to our office, we can meet you at your home or another more convenient location.

If you've suffered an injury because of a defective maritime product, Leav & Steinberg can help. We serve people across all five boroughs and in other parts of the Tri-state area. Our staff speaks English, Spanish, Albanian, and Portuguese, so we can work with clients who aren't native English speakers. Request your free consultation with an experienced maritime product liability lawyer by calling 212-766-5222 or contacting us online.

Client Reviews

Leav & Steinberg are amazing, kind, compassionate, and loving, once you hire them, you become part of their family. We love them. Evonne Gray
★★★★★
This firm is amazing! Ricardo Martinez was very professional, courteous and friendly. All of my questions were answered promptly and my case was handled very quickly!!!! I highly recommend this firm!! Mercedes Valentin Davila
★★★★★
I felt great and very comfortable dealing with Edward. I have been with him since he started practicing law and I always call him anytime I have a situation that requires a lawyer. I recommend him to everyone that I know, family, friends,and even people that I’ve seen that need a great accident lawyer. Dan Cruz
★★★★★
Excellent law firm exceeded all my expectations Couldn’t ask for better results with my case. highly recommend them Bob Bohl
★★★★★
I had a great experience with this law firm for my personal injury case. I was referred to them by another attorney who did not handle the type of case I had and from the beginning I felt I was in good hands by Edward Averbach, Esq., Edward Steinberg, Esq. and the paralegals that worked my case. Josephine Spano
★★★★★