What is product liability?
Product liability is the idea that a manufacturer and possibly a distributor or retailer is responsible for injuries caused by product defects. Though this is a broad concept, it primarily relates to physical products – not services or advice. Products can cause fires, discoloration, sickness and even death. And not every bad product is made by a malevolent company that tries to cut costs at the risk of lowering quality, or ignore the problems when first reported: most flaws are just accidents, mistakes made by well-intentioned people somewhere along the production cycle.[Read more…] about Product Liability and the Manufacturing Cycle