product liability

noun
the responsibility of a manufacturer for injury or loss caused by its product.

Origin:
1975–80

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product liability
 
n
the liability to the public of a manufacturer or trader for selling a faulty product

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Main Entry:  product liability
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the legal responsibility of a manufacturer or trader for making or selling a faulty product
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The question of product liability would be best left to civil law.
Product liability actions are barred if filed after this time period.
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