Product Liability Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Product Liability, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Product Liability?

n.Legal responsibility of the manufacturers,wholesellers,retailers to the buyers or users of the damages or injuries caused by the use of defective products.These can include contamination of food,improper label warnings,defective parts in automobile industry etc.Compensation can be claimed on the basis of negligence,absolute responsibility,breach of guaranty.The damaged person has the right to sue the seller or manufacturer for damages suffered.