The Case Of Ford's Pinto

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In this paper covering product liability, begins by looking at product liability as a whole. Product liability is at concern of both the user of the product and the manufacturer. To further define product liability the case of Ford’s Pinto brings into question why are manufacturer willing to not fix their product if it would save lives. Ford can be deemed as a company, at the time that had no concern for human life however during the era, many practices were very similar not by reason of a complete disregard for human safety yet is was more so the law is always changing and there just wasn’t strong protect for the consumer in the law. However not in all situations of product liability the manufacture is the ones at fault. Next is discussed on a case where the manufacture cannot be held accountable for injuries, even death and history plays a big factor is such cases. To understand were product liability came from it helps us see where the law is going. With new development in technology product liability will be directed to be viewed again and again. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). , 2016) Product Liability According to Oxford dictionary Liability is defined as, “The state of being responsible for something, especially by law.” While products are generally referred to as perceptible to touch, product or items that are refined for sale usually manufactured. “This includes the manufacturer of component parts (at the top of the chain), an

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