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Instead of protecting occupants in a collision, a vehicle may be found to have contributed to passenger injury. The seat belts and airbags meant to increase safety sometimes malfunction or a door may open upon impact. Or in the case of a rollover accident, a car roof may not perform as expected.
Product recalls warn consumers not to eat food purchased from a grocery chain. However, recalls usually take place after people have been sickened or even lost their lives after ingesting tainted food. A business that produces this food for human consumption is liable to civil action.
When numerous youngsters are harmed by a particular product, a recall may occur, but some families may have already suffered an injury or devastating loss. Frequent causes of toy-related injury are parts that come loose and are put in a young child's mouth, causing choking.
When we purchase products, we expect them to be safe and free from defect. That is usually the case, but sometimes a faulty product causes harm. Nearly any product that is purchased by a consumer can be the subject of a product liability case if negligence causes injury or wrongful death.