Strict product liability is the theory that a distributor, seller, or manufacturer is liable for a defective product regardless of the plaintiff’s fault. It does not matter whether the seller, distributor, or manufacturer of the product reasonable steps to ensure the product was not defective.
There are three different types of strict product liability:
In a strict products liability claim, a plaintiff has to prove the:
A defendant does have defenses to the plaintiff’s claim, such as:
A defendant may be strictly liable for the defective product. As a plaintiff, you have to prove you were injured by the defective product. Contact a defective products attorney to understand more about filing a claim.
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