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Product Liability Injuries

Generally speaking, product liability lawsuits encompass a very significant range of claims from the manufacturers of dangerous and unsafe technology such as Hoverboards, to the manufacturers of prescription drugs.

Need a Product Liability Injury Lawyer in Dallas?

When you or a loved one have been injured due to the use or consumption of such products, the Texas legal system offers avenues to hold those manufacturers responsible. Product liability is considered to be a “strict liability” offense – which means that it does not matter if the Defendant is negligent or not. If a defect in the product exists and that defect causes harm, product liability law dictates the Defendant is liable. The different areas of product liability include:

  • Manufacturing Defects
  • Design Defects
  • Marketing Defects

Manufacturing Defects

A manufacturing defect occurs when there is an error in the production phase of the product and departs from its intended design. Some examples of manufacturing defects include:

  • Breaking system on a car does not work properly
  • Part on a child’s car seat breaks

Defects In Design

A design defect involves an error or defects in the original design of the product and renders the product dangerous. A defect in design is different than a defect in manufacturing in that the defect occurs prior to the manufacturing phase of the product. Some examples of design defects include:

  • A particular make and model of a car that is prone to roll over while turning a corner
  • A type of sunglass that fails to protect the eyes from ultraviolet rays
  • An infant toy that will close suddenly and injure a child’s hand,

Defects In Marketing

Defects in marketing occur when the manufacturer is aware of the danger the product may cause to consumers but fails to bring the danger to the attention of the public or provide instructions for its use. Consumers must have been injured or harmed during the time which the product was being used for the purpose it was intended. The most common example of marketing defect includes medications and medical devices because the consumer is unaware of the risk or side effects involved. Other examples of defects in marketing include:

  • String of lights that catch fire after three hours of consecutive use
  • Corrosive paint chemicals that can cause injury without proper instructions for handling

Victims of product defects can recover the same types of damages as most other personal injury victims, which include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Property damage
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of earning capacity in the future
  • Emotional injuries
  • Mental anguish

Jinks Law Provides Results

We at Jinks Law Firm in Dallas know how to prosecute claims against manufacturers to get the best results for you and your family. All cases are unique and the value of your claim depends on the specific circumstances of your case. Jinks Law Firm has access to resources to investigate the cause of your injuries, help you obtain medical care to facilitate your recovery in Dallas, and experience to illustrate the facts of your case to a judge or jury to obtain the maximum recovery for your damages. Contact us today for more information at 972-445-4657.

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