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Howard Yegendorf of Our Ottawa Injury Law Firm

“Our results in catastrophic injury cases are measured in financial terms. But I have always felt that the true success in legal cases where lives have been shattered in an accident comes from a compassionate and thorough understanding of the deep human costs involved.”

– Howard Yegendorf, Founding Partner.

Hire a Product Liability Lawyer in Ottawa to Pursue Your Claims

Product Liability Lawyer

Safe and effective products are essential for consumer confidence. Part of preserving this confidence is holding the designers and manufacturers of defective or dangerous products accountable for their negligence and the damage their products inflict on consumers.

At Howard Yegendorf & Associates in Ottawa, we are skilled product liability lawyers who have nearly 50 years of combined personal injury and wrongful death litigation experience. We understand the challenges injury victims face in Ontario and seek to level the playing field with insurance companies and other parties who are responsible for the injuries caused.

Product Liability Claims

Product liability refers to the liability of any or all parties involved in the manufacture and supply of a faulty product which caused damage, including:

  • Manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers

Products found containing inherent defects that cause harm to a consumer of the product or someone to whom the product was given may be the subject of a product liability action. Consumer products must additionally meet the requirement that they are reasonably fit for the purpose for which they are sold.

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    Reason 1

    Our personal injury law firm has decades of experience in helping victims of traffic accidents.

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    Reason 2

    Our lawyers understand not just personal injury law but also the health care system.

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    Reason 3

    Our team of personal injury lawyers is committed to protecting the rights of victims of serious accidents.

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    Reason 4

    Our injury law firm focuses on cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and wrongful death.

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    Choose Yegendorf

    Reason 5

    Our injury lawyers have vast experience in dealing with accident insurance claims and disputes.

Howard Yegendorf & Associates

Howard Yegendorf has spent his entire career as a personal injury lawyer protecting the rights of clients who have been seriously injured.

Howard Yegendorf & Associates

Howard Yegendorf has spent his entire career as a personal injury lawyer protecting the rights of clients who have been seriously injured.

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Types of Product Liability Claims

Three types of product liability claims may be sought:

  • Design defect
  • Manufacturer’s defect
  • Marketing defects, including failure in the duty to warn and ongoing duty to research and warn of subsequently discovered defects

Product liability claims can be litigated individually or as class action lawsuits. Class action claims are appropriate when multiple individuals are injured by the same product type and the litigation would be more efficient if the cases are consolidated.

Common Products Involving Product Liability Claims

Product liability claims typically fall under the following categories:

  • Dangerous chemicals and hazardous materials
  • Defective children’s products, including food, unsafe bedding, defective car seats and toys
  • Unsafe industrial and agricultural equipment
  • Dangerous pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Power tools, including chainsaws
  • Snow blowers and home appliances
  • Heaters and generators

We hold the designers and manufacturers of defective products accountable and seek the full financial recovery our clients are entitled to. Our firm can help you obtain full compensation for damages such as lost income, rehabilitation costs, home care and emotional trauma in personal injury claims involving defective products. We are particularly focused on obtaining favourable outcomes for victims of catastrophic injuries such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and fatal accidents.

Contact Us Today

For a free consultation call us at 613-237-5000 or 1-866-303-5118. We can visit you at the hospital or at home if you have mobility limitations. Alternatively, tell us about your situation in the fields provided so we can assist you.

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Our Initial Injury Consultation is Free. Please tell us why you would like to speak to a personal injury law firm.

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“Howard and Najma protected and helped us during a terrible time in our lives.”

At Howard Yegendorf & Associates, we have nearly 50 years of combined experience with personal injury claims. Our primary focus is on catastrophic injuries such as brain and spinal cord injuries and wrongful deaths, but we will guide and represent you during any personal injury case.

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Jonny Hare
Jonny Hare
09:00 05 Mar 19
In 2014 I was involved in a car accident on HWY 417 near Ottawa. It involved myself and two other vehicles being rear ended. I was the middle vehicle and ended up being transported by ambulance to Queensway hospital. My injuries were misdiagnosed at the time of the accident and I was referred to Howard Yegendorf. I met with Mr. Yegendorf and he showed me overwhelming concern and care for my situation, injuries and surgery. He explained how he could file liens for surgery and physical therapy to resolve my health issues sooner rather then later. He then fought 100% with the auto insurance company completely looking out for my best interest.I cannot put into words how tremendously grateful l am for everything that Howard Yegendorf has done for me and my family!
Carol Dunlop
Carol Dunlop
02:09 04 Mar 19
2 years ago I was hit by a car on Hunt Club and Riverside intersection in Ottawa, the lady behind the wheel was not looking at me at all even though I had white sign for crossing. She stopped before the traffic light, I stepped on the crosswalk and she just turned right while looking to the left. She bumped me with her car and my foot got stuck under rear passenger wheel. Then she apparently panicked and went backwards rolling over my foot one more time. Later at emergency they diagnosed me with multiple bone fractures, I had to go through 2 complicated surgeries and over a year of rehab before I could use my foot again. And it still hurts when I run, jump, stand for too long or stress it somehow else.Engaging Howard Yegendorf and his team shortly thereafter was one of my best decisions ever. His knowledge, and confidence told me I was working with the best professionals I could have found. Howard guidance was invaluable. He listened and helped me throughout the case. We were both patient and that patience produced positive results.He helped me to deal with insurance company, guided me through LTD insurance and closed my case for really good amount of compensation.
Rony Podolsky
Rony Podolsky
13:34 19 Jan 18
Mr. Yegendorf is very different than the stereotypical lawyer. He is sympathetic to his clients and eager to help. Probably one of the most ethical, professional and experienced lawyers out there. Highly recommended!
Natalia Bradu
Natalia Bradu
15:46 17 May 17
I can not express my warmest wishes to Howard Yagendorf and his amazing team. I had a great experience working with them and I'm so thankful to his expertise and help in my difficult situation. He guided me and my family through the process and helped us to get the outcome we've never hope about. Great people, great team and overall experience was easy and worry free. Thank you so much.
Brian Mandelker
Brian Mandelker
15:41 21 Apr 17
Howard is an excellent, meticulous lawyer. Perhaps even more important though, is that he is a compassionate human being. A very good listener and an even better questioner!
Michael Dagenais
Michael Dagenais
16:42 14 Mar 17
I have known Howard for nearly 20 years. During that time he not only helped me with sound, expert advice pertaining to a "Ponzi scheme" that devastated my family, he has helped countless others. He is dedicated to the law and a true expert in his field. I know first hand that he has changed the destiny of many of his clients , allowing them to move forward with dignity after suffering catastrophic events. He cares deeply , has dogged determination, vast experience and his team of lawyers and support staff are second to none. I would highly recommend Howard and his team.
Stephen McGill
Stephen McGill
14:22 16 Feb 17
I've known Howard Yegendorf for well over a decade and consider him to be one of the most capable, professional, knowledgeable and trustworthy people I've met in my business career. His attention, compassion and skills were reinforced to me when he helped a very close family member with a potentially serious legal situation. Without hesitation I will continue to recommend Howard and his firm to anyone who wants exceptional legal representation.
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