It is normal to assume that when you purchase something and bring it home, it is safe to be used for whatever its intended purpose. If there is a defect in that product and it results in some sort of injury or loss you may be able to seek monetary compensation from whoever is responsible for that defect. The parties who may be held responsible for a defect can range from the manufacturer, the parts supplier, the shipper, the quality controller, anyone who did any work to maintain or modify the product, even the store that sold it to you might be held responsible. The losses that can result from a faulty product can go beyond pain and suffering alone, it can destroy your property and impact things like your income. Call us for a consultation and we can advise you with respect to what rights you have in your particular circumstances.