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Unformatted text preview: the product not reasonably safe.” Warning Defect
Warning A product may be defective because of inadequate warnings or instructions.
Liability based on foreseeability that proper instructions/labels would have made the product safe to use.
No duty to warn about risks that are obvious or commonly known. Instead, sellers/manufacturers must warn about harms from foreseeable misuse of the product. Product Liability
Based on Negligence
Based When a manufacturer fails to exercise “due care” to make a product safe, user of product may sue for negligencebased product liability.
Due care must be exercised in designing the product, selecting the materials, using...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2013 for the course BLAW 2310 taught by Professor Stokes during the Spring '12 term at Texas State.
- Spring '12