Defective Consumer Products and Household Goods

The arena of product liability cases, particularly those involving defective consumer products and household goods, often touches the lives of the most innocent, including children. When everyday items fail, the consequences can be devastating, affecting vulnerable consumers who trust in the safety of these products. This stark reality underscores the necessity of a law firm with deep trial experience in such cases. 

Watts Law Firm LLP recognizes the importance of protecting these innocent lives, bringing a seasoned understanding of product liability law and a commitment to advocating for those harmed by unsafe consumer goods. Our focus is not only on legal resolution but also on safeguarding the well-being of those most at risk from these defective products.

Tackling the Challenges of Consumer Product Liability Litigation

At Watts Law Firm LLP, our experience in product liability litigation is evidenced through our handling of diverse and challenging cases. Each case reflects the unique complexities of litigating against manufacturers. Our team of trial lawyers, led by litigator Mikal Watts has successfully managed cases involving settlement tile sealant leading to pulmonary injury, chairs causing fires and resulting in fatalities, and housing materials that have caused pulmonary injuries.

Additionally, our experience includes cases with defective ladders leading to brain injuries, football helmets resulting in quadriplegia, go-karts causing burn injuries, and defective heaters also leading to burns. These are not hypothetical scenarios but real cases where we’ve applied our trial experience to confront manufacturers and retailers who are often reluctant to settle these claims. This experience is crucial in navigating the challenges of product liability litigation and achieving justice for our clients.

Advocating for Consumer Safety and Accountability

While we champion consumer safety and drive for industry-wide changes, our primary commitment remains steadfastly towards our clients. Ensuring that they receive the maximum recovery allowed under the law is paramount. In every case, no stone is left unturned as we vigorously pursue the fullest possible compensation. For many of our clients, there is a deeper significance in pursuing these cases. 

While no amount of compensation can fully rectify the loss or injury suffered, there’s a certain comfort in knowing that their legal action contributes to preventing similar incidents in the future. This sense of contributing to a greater good, of ensuring that their experience was not in vain, often provides a path to healing and closure. In bringing these cases, manufacturers, historically slow to issue recalls, are compelled to reevaluate and enhance their safety standards when faced with legal challenges. This proactive approach can prevent further harm, making the marketplace safer for everyone. 

Empowering Trust and Reliability in Consumer Products

The relationship between consumers and manufacturers is built on a fundamental trust: the expectation that the products purchased are safe and reliable for everyday use by their families.This trust is a responsibility that manufacturers and retailers must honor, and when it’s broken, the consequences can be devastating. 

The term product liability might seem abstract, but the reality is that these cases are as personal and impactful as they come. Watts Law Firm LLP is dedicated to transforming these personal tragedies into a force for positive change, ensuring that such trust in the future is well-placed and protected.

Mikal Watts

Written on behalf of Mikal Watts, and reviewed by Watts Law Firm LLP

Mikal C. Watts is Board-Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Martindale-Hubbel AV Rated Lawyer.