Products Liability

Manufacturers have a duty to provide safe products for their customers.

Product liability claims can be very complex. North Carolina’s product liability statute is found in N.C. Gen. Stat. § 99B. It generally permits three types of negligence based claims in product liability cases:

  • Manufacturing Defects: The product itself is compromised because of some problem with the fabrication of the product.
  • Design Defects: The product was poorly designed and unreasonably failed to adopt a less dangerous design.
  • Inadequate Warning Defects: The product lacked the warnings necessary to inform consumers of its potential dangers.

Consumers are entitled to be safe from products that are unreasonably likely to cause harm. If a defective product injures you, many different parties may be responsible. Responsible parties may include the designer, manufacturer, or distributor. The North Carolina product liability attorneys at Horton & Mendez are versed in investigating the potential parties involved so they can be held responsible.

Get Your Free Case Consultation

No upfront costs to you or your family. We recover maximum compensation for our clients.

Our history as former insurance defense lawyers gives us insider knowledge on how big companies and the insurance companies will defend product liability claims. These can be challenging cases to prove, and manufacturers will often fight tooth and nail. The successful prosecution of these cases often involves retaining highly specialized engineering and other experts. At Horton & Mendez, we put a network of respected experts to work for our clients instead of for the insurance companies.

Contact the North Carolina product defect lawyers at Horton & Mendez today for your free confidential consultation.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you get the compensation you deserve.


Tell Us About Your Case

Please call us at (910) 668-8067 regarding your personal injury case or complete the form below to get in touch with us. We do not charge a fee unless you receive compensation.

HM Logo

Get in touch with us today to get started with your FREE case review. We’re only a call, click, or short drive away.