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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      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

      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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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs

      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

      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

      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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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier

      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood

      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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In most cases, the products that manufacturers sell to consumers are safe if used as directed. However, some companies manufacture and market products that are too hazardous for the public or which lack the necessary warning labels, resulting in severe injury. In these circumstances, a determined personal injury attorney could examine the facts of the case and determine whether financial compensation is available for the injured consumer.

If you or a loved one sustained an injury from using a dangerous or defective product, retaining legal representation could be your best option for obtaining monetary damages. A well-versed Gainesville defective products lawyer could assist you in holding the responsible parties accountable.

Characterizing a Defective Product

In Gainesville product liability claims, an attorney could help identify the responsible party and build a strong claim against them. Several factors can contribute to a defective item entering the market and injuring a consumer. For example, defects commonly result from manufacturing, design, or marketing errors.


Defective manufacturing can occur at any point during the design process before the product reaches consumers. These claims typically involve human errors or mechanical failures that occur during the manufacturing process. Damage during transportation or stocking at a retail outlet could also form the basis of a successful civil claim for compensation.

Defective Design

Some products are inherently dangerous as a result of design flaws or a lack of safety testing. If defects are built into the design, then these errors could affect every product and injure many consumers.


A marketing defect involves the instructions or safety warnings attached to a product. If the item does not include a warning of significant risks associated with using the product as directed, a consumer who is injured as a result could have a valid claim for damages. It should be noted that if a consumer uses a product outside of its intended use, manufacturers are not liable for any injuries that occur.

Time Limits on Filing a Product Liability Claim

An individual may not know a product is dangerous until years after purchasing the item. Under Official Code of Georgia Annotated §51-1-11, an injured person has ten years beginning from the date of purchase to bring a defective product lawsuit in Gainesville.

Manufacturers are also prohibited from shortening this time limit through the language of a contract. It may not always be apparent when a product was first purchased. Fortunately, an experienced attorney could help a Gainesville consumer identify and adhere to the deadline for filing a defective products claim.

Reach Out to a Gainesville Defective Products Attorney Right Away

If you recently sustained injuries from using a defective product as directed, you should consider seeking legal assistance as soon as possible because you may be entitled to pursue compensation. A diligent Gainesville defective products lawyer from our firm could review your case and guide you through a civil claim against the item’s manufacturer. Call now to set up a case consultation with a seasoned professional.

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