Managing Products Liability Risk for Manufacturers and Distributors. The material provided herein is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or counsel. Please help yourself to food and drinks Please let us know if the room temperature is too hot or cold
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Moderator and Presenter:
Hon. William A. Dreier
i New Jersey Product Liability Act
A. Magnusson-Moss Act
B. Consumer Product Safety Act
Steven A. Karg
Common Law Indemnity
Charles W. Miller III
Product Liability Insurance
Product Liability Insurance
4. Arising out of any defects in the product
covered under the policy
M. Karen Thompson
Can this distributor be held liable???
The manufacturer or seller of a product shall be liable if the claimant proves that the product was not reasonably fit, suitable or safe for its intended purpose because it:
New Jersey Products Liability Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:58C-2
Any person who, in the course of a business conducted for that purpose:
Statute may afford relief from imputed liability if certain criteria are met:
N.J.S.A. 2A:58C-9(a) and (d)
N.J.S.A. 2A:58C-9(a) and (c)
Product seller has exercised significant control over the product’s
with respect to the alleged defect or warning which caused the injury, or
Good Importer Practices (draft guidance)
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009
Commission Receives Improvement Act of 2008
Incident Report Manufacturer
Publishes (10) Responds to
Incident Report Incident Report
Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of a consumer product or any other product over which the Commission has jurisdiction must notify the Commission immediately upon receipt of information that reasonably supports the conclusion that the product:
“If in doubt, report.” Improvement Act of 2008
“Report early and often.”
TOTAL RECALL Improvement Act of 2008
FAST TRACK PROGRAM
Myth #1: I’m a small company; I won’t get Improvement Act of 2008
Myth #2: I’d rather pay a small fine than Improvement Act of 2008
deal with the headache and
cost of a recall.
Myth #3: I don’t sell products across state Improvement Act of 2008
lines so I don’t need to worry
about a federal statute.
Myth #4: I can handle the problem by Improvement Act of 2008
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