Getting injured due to a defective product might be grounds for a lawsuit against the distributor, wholesaler, or manufacturer, depending on the defect. Proving negligence in these cases can be difficult, especially if you are against a big company.
Barrow Law has a team of experienced defective product injury lawyers in Ft. Worth who can gather evidence and build a strong case on your behalf. Having a legal team with you will ensure you get the maximum compensation for your injuries.
Categories of Defective Products Lawsuits
The laws in Texas give individuals the right to file a lawsuit against the negligent party for the injuries caused by a defective product. This law is referred to as products liability, which can be divided into three main categories:
- Defective design – a major design flaw in the product
- Defective manufacturing – the product wasn’t properly built
- Defective marketing – nonexistent or inadequate warnings on the label
These cases require extensive research and investigation to prove the negligence and recover the damages. Our team is equipped with the right resources and skills to ensure your claim is strong and you get the compensation you deserve.
Who can you hold Liable in Defective Product Cases?
Based on multiple factors of your case, you might be able to seek compensation from one or more parties, including retail outlets, wholesalers, and manufacturers. In a product liability case, there is no need to choose one party over the other. All parties involved in the making of the product can be held liable.
Factors in a Product Liability Claim
You have to prove multiple factors for a successful product liability claim, including:
The losses and injuries suffered by the victim: You must prove monetary loss or injuries caused by the defective product to file the case. Without actual damage or injury, you can't file a claim.
The defective product: You have to provide actual proof that there is a manufacturing or design defect in the product or that the brand neglected to warn the users regarding the potential risks
The defect was the proximate and actual injury case: You have to prove that the defect caused the injury. The product must be the injury's proximate cause.
The product was used the way it was intended: You must prove that you used the product exactly the way it was designed for.
Get a Free Initial Consultation on Defective Product Injury Case
Suffering damage or injury due to a defective product can be devastating. The state of Texas gives you the right to file a lawsuit against the negligent party and seek compensation for your sufferings. However, a defective product injury case can be challenging, and having a professional lawyer by your side can make a significant difference.
If you or your loved one have suffered because of a defective product, get in touch with our expert legal team in Fort Worth, TX, for a no-obligation, free consultation on your case.