Consumers purchase things every day of the year in Texas and throughout the nation. Some people try their very best to give their hard-earned dollars to local establishments and business owners, so shopping becomes a means for boosting their own communities' economies. Others think and act on a more global scale, doing most of their buying and selling online. Either way, those who use items manufactured and made available to the purchasing public have a right to expect that no one within the manufacturing, sales or distribution chain will knowingly place a dangerous product into their hands.
When those expectations fall short and someone suffers injury during the normal course of use for a particular store-bought item, knowing where to turn for help to rectify the situation is important. There are many laws that govern such matters, including those that address product labeling and warnings if products carry certain safety risks by design. If a product is improperly manufactured or fails to function as it should according to its instructions, a consumer has a right to seek compensation for damages, if the situation results in injury or illness.
Even a minor injury may necessitate a trip to the hospital. Injuries that are more severe may require repeated visits that might include surgery. Such injuries may prevent a person from being able to work, thus creating financial complications or risk of losing a job.
Having access to the best resources increases your chances of achieving a full recovery. Litigation is often a viable option for obtaining monetary recovery for your losses. If you're the parent of a minor who was injured by a defective toy product, you can act on your child's behalf to seek accountability against any and all parties deemed responsible for the injury. Marynell Maloney Law Firm, PLLC is available to represent you in a Texas court regarding a dangerous product injury.