We expect the products we use every day to be safe and effective – but unfortunately, that is not always the case. Harmful, defective products hurt people every day in New Mexico, Texas, and across the United States.
If you or a loved one have suffered injuries due to a defective product, our experienced product liability attorneys at The Sloan Firm want to help you.
Products can be considered defective for a multitude of reasons.
The types of defects that our legal team encounters in product liability cases in Texas and New Mexico typically fall within three categories:
You have the right to sue who is responsible.
If you or a loved one suffered injuries due to any of these defects, you have the right to sue the manufacturer, distributor and retailer behind the unsafe product. These parties may be legally responsible, or liable, under one or more legal theories, including:
In a strict liability claim you do not need to prove negligence
It is important to note that, in a strict liability claim, you do not have to prove that the manufacturer acted negligently. Instead, you need to prove that:
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in Texas or New Mexico due to a defective product, allow The Sloan Firm’s defective product lawyers to put our experience, knowledge, and resources to work for you. We take product safety and the rights of consumers very seriously. We will work tirelessly to pursue a result that meets your needs and provides the compensation you deserve. Call or reach us online today to get started with a free consultation. We can meet at our offices in Longview, Houston or Santa Fe or any location that is convenient for you.
As you consider whether to take legal action following harm suffered from an unreasonably dangerous and defective product, you need to pay attention to time limits that may apply to your case.
Those time limits are:
Statute of Limitations
Statute of Repose