What You Need to Know About Product Liability Lawsuits in Texas

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What You Need to Know About Product Liability Lawsuits in Texas

If you are someone in Smith County, Texas who has recently been injured due to a defective product, you are most likely now considering your legal options. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable Texas personal injury attorneys to learn more about how we can help you file a product liability lawsuit. Here are some of the questions you may have:

How do I know if I have a valid product liability lawsuit in Texas?

There are three primary types of product liability lawsuits. To start, when a product is negligently designed and someone is injured, they can often sue the product designer for failing to account for consumer safety. That being said, you will also have to prove that there was a safer, more economically feasible means to design the product that would not hinder its function. The second type of product liability claim is on the grounds of a negligent manufacturer. For example, when a product is safely designed but the manufacturer diverts from the product’s blueprint either to save money or out of sheer carelessness, it can cause an otherwise-safe product to become extremely dangerous. Finally, the third type of product liability lawsuit is for a failure to warn. When a product is safe, though it may pose a serious risk, such as a choking hazard or otherwise and that danger is not clearly labeled on the product and someone is harmed as a result, they may sue for a failure to warn.

How long will I have to file a product liability lawsuit in Smith County, Texas?

If you are injured in an accident due to another party’s negligence, you must ensure you file your personal injury claim within the state’s statute of limitations. The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Texas is, generally, two years, giving the wrongly injured two years from the date of their accident to sue the party responsible. If you wait any longer than two years, there is a very good chance that you will be permanently barred from suing. Our firm can begin the claims process on your behalf today–all you have to do is give us a call.

Contact our experienced Smith County, Texas firm

There are few things more jarring and disturbing than being wrongly injured in an accident. Our firm understands how difficult it can be to recuperate after a serious accident, which is why we are here to help you through the legal process, every step of the way. If you or a loved one were injured in an accident due to another party’s negligence, you need a skilled attorney on your side. Contact J. Chad Parker, PLLC today for an attorney who is ready to fight for the compensation you deserve.