Unformatted text preview: the appropriate production process, inspecting purchased components, assembling and testing the product, and placing adequate warnings on the label informing the user of dangers of which an ordinary person might not be aware. Product Liability
Based on Negligence A manufacturer is liable for its failure to exercise due care to any person who sustains an injury proximately caused by a negligently made (defective) product.
No privity of contract required.
And, manufacturers who violate a state or federal law in the manufacturing or labeling of a product may be negligent per se.
Traditional negligence defenses may apply. Strict Pro...
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- Spring '12
- Product liability