People who suffered injuries because of dangerous products have recourse in product liability laws. Products should generally meet the ordinary expectations of a user. However, if a product has any danger or unexpected defect, that does not meet the consumers’ ordinary expectations.
There are a number of different product liability theories that apply depending on the product and the use. In this section, you will find articles that discuss and provide information on different kinds of issues related to product liability.
- What is Product Liability?: This is a general view of the product liability law. You will find the different types of product defects, liability theories and the requisites for the establishment of legal liability.
- Liability in Product Cases: This article gives a more thorough view of the different product liability theories and their application.
- Defects in Manufacturing: Injuries may be caused by defects in the manufacturing of a product and manufacturers may be held strictly liable. Read on to find out more about manufacturing defects and the malfunction doctrine.
- Pharmaceutical Drug Liability: Even if certain drugs have inherent side effects, manufacturers may still be held liable for the dangers their products bring, whether known or unforeseen. Find out more about the possible liability of drug manufacturers for injuries caused by their medicine.