A "defective product" is one that causes injury or damage to an individual as a result of a flaw or deficiency in the product such as labeling, construction, or how the product was used. The manufacturer of the product that caused the injury, in addition to the individuals involved in the chain of commerce, are liable for injuries caused by these defective products.
"Product liability" claims are cases dealing with injury or damage stemming from defective products that run from the apparent (i.e. a car sold with faulty air bags, a mislabeled product or drug that causes injury) to the innocuous (i.e. side effects from an improperly tested prescription drug).
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