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PRODUCT LIABILITY
Who Gets
Sued? Kilroy was
here
Manufacturers
Distributors
Lessors
Successor
Corporations
Liable
Recondit...
Here's
Why
MANUFACTURERS: Required by law to
ensure their products are safe for their
designed purpose.
DISTRIBUTORS: Liab...
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Who Gets Sued?

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When Product Liability clients are sued, they’re usually amazed at how many parties are named in the lawsuit and how many of the named parties have little or no connection to the product that allegedly caused the injury.
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  1. 1. PRODUCT LIABILITY Who Gets Sued? Kilroy was here Manufacturers Distributors Lessors Successor Corporations Liable Reconditioners W arehouse Truck rental: 555- -7139 Employers Pool Supplies (123) 456-7890 Call attorney on Monday! Here's
  2. 2. Here's Why MANUFACTURERS: Required by law to ensure their products are safe for their designed purpose. DISTRIBUTORS: Liability can extend to everybody in the chain of a product's distribution. RECONDITIONERS: Carry same responsibility as the product manufacturer. LESSORS: Lease agreement warranty implies leased product is fit for use. SUCCESSOR CORPORATIONS: Purchaser undertakes same responsibilities as original manufacturing corporation. EMPLOYERS: Can be sued by their employees for product injuries. Rent Me! (800) 622-7370 www.products-liability-insurance.com Copyright 2014, Sadler & Co. All rights reserved.

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