Texas Products Liability Questions & Answers

Q: Looking to file a restraining order on 2 people who are not family related. One's wanted and the other have a criminal

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Answered on Jan 29, 2019
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
If you sued these two people then you can ask the judge in that case to issue a temporary restraining order, but it will expire when the case is over.

If you did not sue them then contact the Justice of the Peace court for your home address and ask about the requirements for a "Peace Bond" which can last for up to a year, and does not depend on the status of another case.

Q: Can i be owed money if i was born in 1992 i heard

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Rights and Collections for Texas on
Answered on Jan 3, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
Try reposting your question. It looks like the second part of it was cut off.

Tim Akpinar

Q: What is the difference between manufacturing, design, and marketing defects? Do I have to prove all three to win my

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Justin Charles Roberts' answer
The short answer is 'no.' These are each distinct theories of liability against a manufacturer.

Q: Would we have a case if we no longer own the thing that's defective?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Oct 28, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
I do not practice in Texas but your question hasn’t been picked up in four weeks. Naturally, having the product available for examination would be preferable. But in general, that doesn’t necessarily preclude a plaintiff’s rights in a claim, particularly if the item is something of a generic nature in mass production. A consultation with a Texas attorney familiar with product liability cases could provide the most meaningful guidance here.

Tim Akpinar

Q: How can I prove that my dad's cancer was caused by toxic waste dumps from a nearby oil factory?

2 Answers | Asked in Environmental, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Sep 23, 2018
Aimee Hess' answer
You will need to contact an attorney who specializes in personal injury. They will retain a medical and other experts to investigate the causal connection between the waste and your father's cancer.

Q: I was driving for lyft and someone hit the car I was renting through flexdrive whose partnering with lyft.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Contracts, Products Liability and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Texas on
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Classic problem with any rental institution. You are on the hook so it's easiest to keep busting your chops. As they are involved with lyft you may want to look for an attorney who handles employment cases and insurance "bad faith" cases and is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Q: Can I bring a product liability action if I was injured by a product I borrowed from my friend, and did not pay for?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
Justin Charles Roberts' answer
In most states, a borrower of a product is able to bring a product liability action. Notably, this has not always been the case. The law used to require a contractual relationship of some sort between the injured individual and supplier of the product in order for the injured person to bring a product liability action.

Q: Can I sue if a pharmaceutical drug I took caused severe negative side effects?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Jun 26, 2018
Justin Charles Roberts' answer
This answer is somewhat complicated, but generally speaking, a drug manufacturer may be liable if they manufactured the drug incorrectly, concealed dangerous side effects of the drug, or failed to provide proper warnings about the drug. For example, a manufacturer of a blood thinner medication may be liable to some injured patients if the drug maker concealed the high bleeding rate among patients using the drug.

Q: I have a question in regards to selling your time.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Products Liability and Tax Law for Texas on
Answered on Apr 7, 2018
Gary D. Peak's answer
If you are asking whether it is illegal if the money wasn't for sex, the answer is no it is not illegal.

Now, it may be difficult to convince law enforcement the first 4 hours was what was paid for and any sex after the 4 hours wasn't. But, I like the argument.

Q: Can I sue a retailer over not allowing anyone to buy parts to fix there wine Fridges, they want you to ship it to them.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Mar 26, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Possible but that is lengthy. Some states have parts laws (check out NPR program on just your issue). Try online. There are some people who do repairs who have figured these out. Cheaper for you to pay them to repair than for you to file a lawsuit and chase them.

Q: I have had possession of a vehicle for four years,can't find the owner to finish off payment's, do have a bill of sale.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Mar 26, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
This sounds dumb but.......if he owned a house look up his ownership--may have had a wife. Try facebook---a surprising amount of time that works. Try Intelius.

You are looking to give him money--you want to make sure though it's him. At this point you don't want to handle it by mail --imagine he gets the title you never see that?

Q: How do I file a class-action lawsuit against Takata (manufacturer of defective airbags)

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Mar 26, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Get it fixed. That's your damage claim. You want to file a class action? Talk to an attorney who handles product liability class actions. But your payout will be what it costs to have it fixed.

Q: I need to know about driving a unicycle electric self balancing on the road.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018
Grant St Julian III's answer
What exactly do you need to know about such vehicle?

Q: I have a guy my PlayStation 4 to fix a couple of months ago. It's been two months can I call the authorities

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability, Gaming and Small Claims for Texas on
Answered on Feb 5, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
This is probably not an issue of criminal law. If you released the item to him voluntarily it is not a crime ... unless there is some reason to question the effectiveness of your consent. For example if he tricked you in the first place and never had any intention of fixing it, then it could be alleged that consent was obtained by fraud.... but that can be hard to prove unless he has done it to others.

This is probably best handled in small claims court but might not be worth the...

Q: The driver at fault gave me her driver's license and phone no. and told me she would give me her insurance details later

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Oct 2, 2017
Jeffrey Joseph's answer
My suggestion is that you can file the paperwork you have for the wreck with The Department Of Public Safety for Texas and they will place a driver license hold on her eligibility until she decides to get off her hump and help you resolve the claim. The insurance company for the rental should be able to help you with this process through their subrogation department if necessary. Ask to speak with someone in that department if you need to.

Q: Our personal property inside our home was damaged by a roofing company. Are they responsible? Or is the landlord?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Construction Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017
William Head's answer
You need a lawyer to sue these folks, which means the landlord and the roofing company. Let the court case determine who pays, between the two of them. Look up Landlord Tenant lawyers in the Texas city closest to you, on SuperLawyers. com

Q: If I buy an item from the manufacturer or original distributor, would I be able to sell it on a website or elsewhere ?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Products Liability and Trademark for Texas on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017
William Head's answer
The details of what you are selling are missing. Let's say that this is a knock-off purse, that LOOKS like the genuine article. But, is counterfeit.

You cannot buy it from a site, like Amazon, and then sell it, if you are aware that it is a knock-off.

If all licensing fees have been paid, and it is a legitimate item, it is fine to re-sell it, unless the product is totally NOT available, except from the company who licenses or sells it.

Q: I was injured by a defective product while on vacation in another state - where would I file a claim?

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Jul 21, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
If the product is sold in your state you can sue in your state. But you won't be making a product claim without a lawyer,

and it'll be tough without the product. So you can contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawers Assn that handles product liability cases--they give free consults.

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