In the state of Texas statutory law controls how much a successful plaintiff in a medical malpractice lawsuit may recover for noneconomic damages.
When the average person thinks of personal injury attorneys, he or she may not associate these types of lawyers as dealing with the unfortunate reality of injuries that can befall a mother and baby during birth. More often people think of car accidents or slip-and-fall cases when they hear about personal injury, but that is only one aspect of personal injury law.
In Texas, products liability covers pharmaceutical drugs as well as manufactured items. A Texas statute specifically addresses who may be sued in a drug-related product liability action based on a failure to provide adequate warnings, available defenses against such a lawsuit, and how a plaintiff may overcome those defenses.
Commercial vehicles on the roads in and around Texas provide the means for transporting goods to homes and businesses throughout the state. An inattentive truck driver behind the wheel of a massive 18-wheeler can quickly turn it into a source of death and destruction.