product liability

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General liability or obligation of a producer (or supplier) of a good or service to make restitution for loss associated with its use, such as personal injury or property damage. Commonly, the aggrieved party does not have to prove that the producer (or supplier) was negligent because the fault is inherent to the item. See also absolute liability.

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The car dealer was obliged by product liability to recall 50 new cars he had sold because they were defective.
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The product liability of the diet pills sweeping the nation that resulted in the deaths of over teen young women was said to be crystal clear and will cost the company millions of dollars in restitution to the victims's families.
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You need to make sure you understand the product liability and what it entails before you begin putting it out.
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