Defective products can cause catastrophic injuries. If you’ve been injured, contact a qualified product liability lawyer in Dallas to discuss your legal options.
Consumers should be able to trust the products they purchase and use in their lives are safe when used correctly. Unfortunately, when a product malfunctions or is defective, serious injury can occur. If this has happened to you and you’re unsure of what your next steps should be. And you aren’t alone.
With a dedicated Dallas product liability lawyer at Chris Lewis & Associates P.C. by your side, you can get the answers you need and the justice you deserve. Below, we go into further detail about what product liability lawsuits are and how you can maximize your injury settlement.
Product liability claims are designed to help people who have been seriously injured by a product that is defective, has malfunctioned, or is faulty. What sets product liability claims in Dallas apart from other types of personal injury cases is that nearly anyone involved in the chain of distribution of an item can be held accountable for the damage caused by a defective product. Some of these individuals and entities could include:
These are only a few examples of parties who could share fault for the injuries you sustained. Product liability cases can be particularly complex, so your lawyer will need to complete a thorough investigation in order to uncover all liable parties in your case.
Personal injury law allows injury victims to be made whole when someone else causes them harm. This means the victim is entitled to full restitution for the losses they endured. This includes every way your life has been changed by the accident, some of which might include:
You could also be awarded punitive damages. These are awarded in cases where the judge or jury finds the actions of the defendant were egregious or abhorrent.
You can think of it as the court’s way of punishing the defendant beyond the compensatory damages they’ll be ordered to pay you. After reviewing the various losses you endured, your lawyer will have a better idea of how much you could expect to be awarded if your lawsuit is successful.
When a faulty or defective product causes you severe injuries, you can take action against the individual or entity responsible for your losses. Schedule your free, no-obligation consultation with a respected Dallas product liability lawyer at Chris Lewis & Associates P.C. when you call our office at 214-984-3113 or complete the convenient contact form we have included at the bottom of this page.