Bringing a products liability action in the state of Texas is subject to time restrictions. The one that is well-known is the statute of limitations, which requires a plaintiff to initiate a lawsuit within two years of the date on which the injury took place or the date on which the plaintiff discovered the injury if for some reason the injury was not immediately evident at the time that it occurred.
There is a saying about the U.S. Postal Service: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." And as a recent news story from Bryan, Texas suggests, sometimes even traffic laws will not deter them.
In an earlier post, we briefly discussed the types of damages that are recoverable in a wrongful death claim. This post explores those damages in depth.