Have you ever, upon walking into a superstore like Walmart or Target, stood in awe and fascination of the mere quantity of products that were available to you? New additions of just about everything makes it to the storefronts every month as these products ceaselessly evolve. These products shape our lives- everything from the Apple Watch to the Instant Pot and their prominence is not going away any time soon. So in the midst of this mass production of goods, we can expect the probability of a mistake on the part of a manufacturer or retailer. And when a mistake gets made, the consumer could be at risk.
Product Manufacturing Liability Is An Important Issue Of Which The Everyday Consumer Should Be Aware.
A manufacturer’s liability is a legal doctrine that holds a manufacturer or seller of products responsible in the case that a defective and harmful product is sold in the marketplace. It is typically determined on these three bases:
This indicates that a manufacturer failed to prevent foreseeable risks of their product or they did not supply adequate warning for risks to the consumer.
#2Breach of warranty:
This suggests that a manufacturer failed to meet their claims for performance or quality of their particular product.
#3 Strict Liability:
This basis is not associated with negligence or a breach of warranty. Instead, this is a developed case by case by a court that is more likely to accept the claims of a consumer.
If you or a loved one is endangered by one of the many products you’ll find on the shelves of your local one-stop-shop, you ought to seek legal guidance. To protect the consumer from this influx of goods, it is essential that we detect these problems and hold the manufacturers’ of these properly accountable. For exceptional legal guidance, please do not hesitate to call us at Raynes and Erickson law firm.