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Establishing liability for defective products: work with an experienced Kentucky attorney, P.2

We’ve been looking in recent posts at the topic of proving liability for defective products. As we’ve noted, product liability law varies from state to state and Kentucky law is relatively favorable to businesses compared to some states.

Establishing liability for defective products: work with an experienced Kentucky attorney

In our last post, we mentioned that there is a presumption under Kentucky law that a product is not defective if it meets industry standards in terms of design, manufacture and testing at the time of design or manufacture. If a plaintiff is able to overcome this presumption and prove that that a business failed to abide by these standards, it may be able to make a case for product liability.

Product liability at issue in distracted driving litigation against Apple

Last time, we began looking at the topic of distracted driving, and particularly at the growing pressure being put on cell phone manufacturers to include software on their products to lock out phone functions that commonly lead to distracted driving, such as texting. As we noted, this pressure is coming both from federal regulators and is being felt in the courts.

What is the risk of using talcum powder products?

Because of the Food and Drug Administration, we expect that the food, drug and cosmetic products we see on store shelves are safe to use. If they are harmful, we expect proper labeling that indicates the danger and risks so that we as consumers can make an informed decision about whether or not to buy the product.

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