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English definition of “product liability”

product liability

noun [U]     LAW
the area of law that deals with a company's responsibility when a customer is injured or harmed by a product : a product liability case/claim/suit Product-liability suits have dramatically increased costs , and therefore prices . product liability law / legislation / reform
the fact that a company is responsible when a customer is injured or harmed by one of its products : The law shields flu vaccine manufacturers from product liability .
(Definition of product liability noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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