Can I sue Walmart for product liability?
3 attorney answers
You can sue Walmart. Based on what you've written, I think you have a viable claim under both negligence and breach of contract. Lost wages, pain and suffering, and medical expense are all on the table. You should speak with an attorney before you accept whatever Walmart is offering you. I typically don't consider it a realistic concern to worry about losing in court if the defendant has already admitted fault.
You can sue them, but why would you want to prolong the matter for months and risk losing if they are accepting responsibility? Your damages are going to limited to breach of contract. They will not likely be responsible for your lost wages or illnesses. If successful, you would likely recover the cost of the motor and loss of use of your vehicle until it is repaired. That is usually the cost of a rental car.
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