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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons
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      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Kurtis Badger
      Kurtis Badger
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      Kurtis graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law – a top-ten law school – in 2019. Following graduation, Kurtis began practice in corporate litigation and defense at a top-20 law firm worldwide. Kurtis gained experience in sophisticated, complex, multimillion-dollar litigation, and successfully defended international corporations against many single-plaintiff claims. With a desire to be “on the right side of the table,” Kurtis joined Scott Pryor Law in August 2021, and has been helping injured plaintiffs obtain justice ever since.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs
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      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad
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      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood
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      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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    • Rhonda Anzaldua
      Rhonda Anzaldua
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      Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations. In her spare time, she loves DIY projects, reading, and exploring Atlanta with her husband and three kids.

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    • Jillian Grotsky
      Jillian Grotsky
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      Jillian is an experienced Legal Concierge Administrative Assistant. She is very driven in her job and life. She takes pride in providing our clients with care, compassion, answering questions, office support, and ensuring client satisfaction with smiles. She truly is a jack of all trades for our law firm, willing to go above and beyond for whatever the needs may be. When she is not keeping busy with work Jillian enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, running, motorcycles, climbing mountain trails & enjoys the beauty of waterfalls.

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Every manufacturer that does business in Gwinnett County must sell a product that is reasonably safe when used as intended. The responsibility to build and sell safe merchandise includes maintaining a specific manufacturing process, producing products to specifications, and implementing a design that is not prone to malfunction.

If you suffered an injury from a defective product, a Gwinnett County defective products lawyer may be able to help you. A skilled personal injury attorney in Peachtree Corners could explain the requirements under state law for filing a defective product claim, work with you to gather the evidence needed to pursue the case, and advocate on your behalf for all potential compensation for your losses.

Claims for Defective Product Design

The most common way to pursue a claim following an injury due to a defective product is to allege that the company’s design process is faulty. Filing a claim over a faulty design process suggests that even if an injured person uses a product as intended, an inherent flaw in the item meant that an injury was inevitable.

Manufacturers here may be strictly liable if a plaintiff can prove all of the following conditions:

  • The defendant manufacturer made the product
  • The product was defective when it left the control of the defendant
  • The defective condition directly caused the plaintiff’s injury

A Peachtree Corners defective products attorney could help an injured party investigate any product design defects that caused a product to malfunction.

Allegations of Manufacturing Defects

Even if a maker of a product uses a sound design, a plaintiff may still allege liability if they can show that an error in the manufacturing process resulted in an injury. Manufacturing errors often occur when a machine used to make the product is not calibrated or a worker fails to catch an issue in quality control.

Much like cases involving design error, a plaintiff in a manufacturing defect case may allege that a maker is strictly liable for an injury. Unlike design flaw cases, however, plaintiffs’ attorneys may also rely on a theory of common negligence, meaning that the maker had a duty to warn the user of any potential hazards but failed to do so. This kind of case commonly revolves around the presence—or lack thereof—of warning labels on the item or disclaimers made in an instruction manual.

Statute of Limitations

A plaintiff has only a limited time to pursue a product defect case. The general statute of limitations outlined in Official Code of Georgia §9-3-33 states that plaintiffs have two years from the date of injury to file a case for damages in court.

In addition, O.C.G.A. §51-1-11 clarifies that a case alleging a defective product is only valid within ten years of the date of manufacture of the item. As a result, an item may sit on a shelf for a number of years and absolve the maker of any liability. A defective products lawyer in Gwinnett County could help an injured individual file a legal claim promptly to avoid the possibility of dismissal under the statute of limitations.

A Gwinnett County Defective Products Attorney May Be Able to Help

Proving a product defect can be difficult, but a Gwinnett County defective products lawyer could help you pursue your claim effectively. A skilled attorney could work to demand compensation for your physical injuries, your lost earnings, and any lost quality of life. Call today to learn more or to schedule an initial consultation.

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