Knoxville Product Liability Lawyer


Injured By a Dangerous or Defective Product in Knoxville, TN? We are Ready to Fight for Justice

At The Barnes Law Firm, our Knoxville product liability attorneys are aggressive, experienced advocates for injured victims. We know how to hold large corporations and their insurers accountable. You need a top-rated attorney on your side. Even a relatively minor mistake could undermine your ability to recover the full financial compensation that you deserve. If you or your loved one was injured by a dangerous or defective product, we are here to help. To set up a free, completely confidential consultation with a defective product attorney, please contact our Knoxville law office today. 

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An Overview of Product Liability Laws in Tennessee

Manufacturers, distributors, product sellers, and marketers have a legal responsibility to sell reasonably safe products to the people of Tennessee. A product that is defective or otherwise unreasonably dangerous should never make it onto the marketplace. Companies can be held legally liable for injuries caused by dangerous or defective products. In practice, product liability claims fit into one of three different categories: Design defects, manufacturing defects, or warning defects. To bring a successful product liability claim against a company, you must prove the following four things: 

  1. The product was defective or unreasonably dangerous; 
  2. The dangerous/defective product was the cause of your injuries; 
  3. The product was used in the proper manner or in a reasonably foreseeable manner; and
  4. You suffered actual harm as a consequence of the defective product. 

It is important to emphasize the limits of Tennessee’s product liability laws. A company is not automatically liable for product-related injuries. Some products are inherently dangerous. As an example, a sharp kitchen knife is a dangerous consumer product that must be used with care. 

To hold a company liable for injuries caused by that type of product—or any other product—you must demonstrate its design was unreasonably dangerous, it was defectively manufactured, or it was sold without the proper warning labels. 

As product liability claims are complex legal cases, it is imperative injured victims consult with a qualified attorney as early in the claims process as possible. Our lawyers will investigate your injuries to determine exactly what happened. 

You Deserve Full Financial Compensation for Your Injuries

In legal parlance, the term ‘damages’ refers to compensation for losses stemming from an accident. Under Tennessee’s product liability laws, an injured victim can recover financial compensation for both economic and non economic losses. 

Sadly, manufacturers and insurers do not make the claims process easy. Once liability is established, they will shift their strategy and focus on limiting the value of a settlement offer or jury verdict. At The Barnes Law Firm, our Knoxville, TN defective product lawyers know how to help clients maximize their financial recovery. You may be eligible to obtain money damages for: 

  • Property damage; 
  • Emergency medical treatment; 
  • Other medical bills and expenses;
  • Rehabilitative care;
  • Lost income; 
  • Diminished earning potential;
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Mental anguish;
  • Disfigurement; 
  • Disability; and
  • Wrongful death. 


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How Our Tennessee Defective Product Lawyers Can Help

Product liability claims are among the most complex types of personal injury cases. Large companies invest an enormous amount of resources in protecting their bottom line and limiting their own liability. At The Barnes Law Firm, we know how to level the playing field. Our practice was founded to ensure that every person gets top-quality, aggressive representation. Among other things, our Knoxville product liability attorneys are ready to: 

  • Conduct a free, in-depth evaluation of your defective product claim;
  • Answer any questions you have about your rights under Tennessee law; 
  • Investigate the accident—gathering relevant information and evidence; and
  • Devise a personalized legal strategy designed to get you the best possible results. 

We never treat clients like “just another number”—our law firm firmly believes that every case requires time, energy, and focus. As trial-tested Tennessee product liability attorneys, we are prepared to take your claim as far as it needs to go to get you and your family justice and the maximum available financial compensation. 

Call Our Knoxville, TN Product Liability Attorney for Immediate Help

At The Barnes Law Firm, our Tennessee defective product lawyers fight aggressively to protect the legal rights and financial interests of injured victims. We know how to hold negligent manufacturers and large corporations accountable. To schedule a free, no commitment consultation, please contact our law firm now. With an office location in Knoxville, we handle product liability claims throughout the region, including in Knox County, Anderson County, Blount County, Sevier County, Union County, and Jefferson County. 

Client Testimonials

"John is amazing not only did he get the outcome he promised he did it in a shorter time than he originally said. He went above and beyond in returning my emails and phone calls. John and staff truly cared about me as a person. I highly recommend John Barnes."

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"I would highly recommend Mr. Barnes to everyone & I would definitely contact Mr. Barnes if I or anyone in my family should ever need an attorney again:) They were all very professional, friendly & treated our case with importance:) Mr.Barnes got my son’s DUI dropped to reckless driving so I would definitely recommend him to everyone!!!!!!!"

Alicia U.

"Mr. Barnes and his staff are amazing. I can’t imagine anyone doing a better job with my case. At no point in the long process was I disappointed in any way with how things were handled."

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