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Product Liability

New Mexico Product Liability LawyerNew Mexico Product Liability Cases

A product liability case involves an injury resulting from the negligence design, manufacture, marketing, or poor testing of a product. Products involved in New Mexico product liability cases range from cars and farming equipment to curling irons and humidifiers. A victim of a New Mexico product liability case may be able to pursue action against the manufacturer or distributor of the product.

A large number of product liability cases involve dangerous medications that injury thousands of people including: Antidepressants, Baycol, Bextra, Celebrex, Crestor, Ephedra. Fen Phen, Neurontin, Painkillers, Pemoline, Risperda, Vioxx, and other drugs.

Some dangerous products are recalled and can be found within the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Questions to Ask a New Mexico Product Liability AttorneyI own a product that has been recalled, do I have a case?

Maybe. Generally, product liability cases require some sort of injury. If you believe you own a recalled product you should immediately stop using it if it poses any danger to you or anyone else. What handling product liability cases, sometimes the consumer may not realize they have been affected. For example, with drugs and medications, the dangerous effect may take years to develop.

If you believe you may be affected by a product liability case it is recommended to contact a New Mexico injury lawyer soon.

What is a product design defect?

A product liability design defect occurs when even if the product is assembled exactly to specifications it will be dangerous due to its design. An example is the Ford Pinto. Many critics believe the Pinto’ design made it too susceptible to driver injury during a rear-end collision due to the location of the fuel tank. Many rollover problems that SUVs have today are attributed to design defects.

What is a product manufacturing defect?

A product liability case based on a design defect alleges that although the design of the product may have been adequate, errors were made during its manufacture that then lead to injury. Overworked assembly lines are often attributes to caused product manufacture defects.

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