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Importance of Product and Public Liability Insurance for Retail Businesses By Nate Rodnay As retail businesses have direct interaction with the general public (customers), they are more likely to face liability claims from the customers. Retail business owners may face liability when their business is held accountable for injuries caused to the visitors; even when […]

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The Importance of Product Liability Insurance

by Dave Collins on November 15, 2016

The Importance of Product Liability Insurance By Bill Kurgan Product liability insurance protects inventors, manufactures and sellers from flaws and defects in any publicly available product. Unprotected, your business can be responsible for: Medical Costs Compensation for Damages Economic Damange Punitive Damages Attorneys’ Fees These damages and fees, depending on the number of people affected, […]

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Five Worst Drug Recalls in Recent History

by Dave Collins on October 15, 2016

Five Worst Drug Recalls in Recent History People of a certain age will recall the Tylenol scare in the early 80’s. Unfortunately, as bad as this case was, it isn’t the only instance of a major drug recall in the United States. If there’s anything that we know about history, it’s that we should learn […]

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Why Every Product You Make Must Include a Disclaimer

by Dave Collins on September 29, 2016

Click Here for: Liability Disclaimer Examples Why Every Product You Make Must Include a Disclaimer By Chris J. Kent A disclaimer provides some basic protection against litigation. So what should you include in your disclaimer and is there anything else that you shouldn’t forget? Purpose A disclaimer is there to protect you against litigation. Sure, […]

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Public Liability Claim Examples

by Dave Collins on September 26, 2016

Most businesses choose to insure themselves against public liability claims.  Although insurance is not a necessary evil of conducting business, claims for any injuries a customer or general member of the public incurs while in the vicinity of your business, your parking lot, or any other public spaces on your lot can be quite expensive.  […]

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What is Product Liability

by Dave Collins on September 12, 2016

Product liability is the legal responsibility on the part of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retail stores to ensure product safety and responsibility.  If a consumer purchases a defective product, the consumer can seek legal action against any and all of the involved parties.  Products are typically defined as personal tangible property, but the definition of product […]

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Prototype/Product Design Related Issues

by Dave Collins on September 8, 2016

Prototype/Product Design Related Issues By Matthew Copus When design documents are interpreted to be a product produced by the design professional and then replicated, the design professional may not ne protected by professional liability insurance coverage. In addition, product design is subject to more than the common law negligence standard, and may fall under the […]

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