There are many types of products that can cause harm to consumers and create liability on the part of a manufacturer. A “defective product” is a term applied to a product that is designed or manufactured in a way that is unsafe for a particular use. Motor vehicles and their component parts, such as brakes, tires, etc. may fail. Or the vehicle may fail to protect the occupants, referred to as “crashworthiness” defects. Ever since the iconic Ford Pinto cases, in which the placement of the gas tank led to fire in a collision, the automotive industry has been more… Continue Reading How hard is it to prove product liability?