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John T. Flood is a product liability attorney in Texas who helps consumers get compensation for injuries caused by faulty, defective products. Call our office today at (361) 654-8877.

Consumers interact with an infinite number of products on a daily basis in every aspect of their lives, including at work and at home. Product liability refers to the responsibility product manufacturers have to consumers regarding the safety of the wide range of products consumers use. Consumers need to be protected against defective products and the product manufacturers and others involved in the supply chain process must be held accountable when products injure consumers.

Frequently Asked Questions About Products Liability

What is a product liability claim?

When a consumer is injured by a defective product, they have the right to file a product liability claim. This holds the manufacturer and any other responsible party along the line of production and distribution liable for your injuries. You may be awarded compensation as a result of your claim.

Who is liable if I am injured by a defective product?

Liability for defective product injuries can lie with any of the following: the designer, the manufacturer, the manufacturer of a component part of the product, anyone responsible for assembling the product, the distributor, the importer, the seller, and anyone else involved in the process of making the product available for sale.

What are the different types of product defects?

A product can be considered defective in three main ways:

  • Design defects: faulty design of the product itself.
  • Manufacturing defects: when something goes wrong during the manufacturing process of the product.
  • Labeling defects: when a product lacks necessary labeling, such as warnings or instructions.

How do I establish liability for a defective product?

This is your lawyer’s job. When you contact a products liability attorney and explain your case, they will investigate and collect information to build a case against the liable party or parties, whoever they may be.

How soon do I need to file a product liability claim?

In the state of Texas, a consumer has 15 years from the date of sale to file a product liability claim; however, personal injury claims are limited to two years from the date of the incident. Although you have time, the sooner you speak with a lawyer that can file your claim, the better. If the injury was to a child, this timeline is also extended.

What is my product liability case worth?

There’s no way to know for sure how much you may be awarded in compensation for your product liability claim until you speak to a lawyer. After an experienced products liability attorney has reviewed the facts of your claim, they will give you an idea of how much you can expect to receive in compensation.

Do I need to hire a product liability lawyer?

Your chances of getting the compensation you are seeking for a product liability claim are vastly increased if you work with an experienced lawyer. Manufacturers and other parties along the chain of liability will have lawyers working on their side to try and avoid paying you anything. You need a strong advocate on your side. John Flood Trial Lawyers will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.