How to define strict liability in product defect cases.

What Is Strict Liability in Product Defect Cases?

Manufacturers and other parties in the distribution chain have a duty to consumers to provide products that are safe to use for their intended purpose. When a product causes an injury, a person may have a product liability claim for a design defect, manufacturing defect, or marketing defect. Under New Jersey law,...
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I was Injured by a Product – Now What?

When a consumer purchases a product, the consumer has the right to expect the product will perform as it is intended to perform. The consumer does not expect that the product will cause harm because of a product defect. If a product does cause harm because of a defect, the consumer can take legal...
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Hoverboard Lawsuits May Take-off

Are hoverboards a threat to consumer safety? One popular gift item this holiday season was hoverboards. As with any other consumer product, these motorized scooters may subject the manufacturers and retailers to product liability lawsuits. It has been reported that hoverboards are spontaneously combusting, and riders have taken spills that have resulted in injuries....
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Nagel Rice Investigating Claims Against Lumber Liquidators

Nagel Rice is investigating claims against sellers of Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring.

 A recent segment aired by “60 Minutes” reported on Chinese-made laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators that was allegedly mislabeled and contained high levels a formaldehyde that violate California safety standards.  If you are a consumer, contractor or installer and...

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