Defective Product

Generally indicating a product, the performance of which, does not meet consumer safety expectations and/or standards, or is considered unreasonably dangerous because of a defect in the product’s design, operation and/or its failure to adequately and clearly warn the consumer of the products dangers with respect to its intended, and in some cases, its unintended use.

If the injured party can prove the product was “defective” in either of the ways described above, the law applies strict liability against the manufacturer, wholesaler and all sellers of the product within the supply chain. The laws defining and governing defective products can be found in case law, state statute and the Uniform Commercial Code.

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