A: In general, there are three different kinds of claims which can be made when a defective tool like a nail gun or saw results in injury. Read more about nail gun products liability and failure to warn claims here. So, there are three different kinds of parties: products liability defendants, contractors and subcontractors, and maintenance companies.
In a defective tool case the basis of which is the product defect, the tool manufacturer/designer, importer, distributor and/or retailer may be held liable.
In a situation where a defective tool was used on a construction site, a contractor or subcontractor may be held liable.
In a situation where a defective tool was rented or maintained, a tool rental or maintenance company may be held liable.
Every case involving a tool injury is unique and should be evaluated by a knowledgeable tool defect attorney as soon as possible.
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