Product Liability DefenseMany U.S. corporations are increasingly concerned that the risk of product liability has eclipsed every other risk they face. Product liability issues extend beyond legal defense to impact insurance coverage, brand image, financial reporting, corporate governance and communications to shareholders. We understand the importance of a product liability claim and CMW’s team of experienced product liability defense lawyers regularly provides defense representation to manufacturers, retailers, distributors, vendors and other parties named in such liability claims.
Our attorneys have extensive experience defending clients against claims involving injuries, property damage and death allegedly caused by defects in the design, manufacturing and marketing of products such as:
- Agricultural products
- Construction equipment
- Industrial machinery
- Hand and power tools
- Household appliances - products and chemicals
- Toys and other products for children
- Recreational products
- Building products
- Pharmaceuticals and medical devices
- Chemical and toxic tort
- Food products
While the bulk of our product liability defense practice involves parties with insurance coverage, we also represent self-insured parties in these cases. In both circumstances, we are highly sensitive to our clients' bottom lines as well as other concerns such as issues of reputation.
Texas law holds that one who places a product in a defective condition unreasonably dangerous to the user or to his property may be strictly liable for injuries caused by the product. In every product liability defense case our firm handles, we carefully evaluate the evidence in order to identify any potential exposure to liability.
Once our attorneys have evaluated your case, we will discuss your defense options in order to arrive at a litigation strategy tailored to your specific circumstances and requirements. We are fully prepared to take your case to trial if necessary to accomplish your goals, or establish an aggressive resolution strategy that protects your company.