The Growing Cost of Product Liability

Companies looking to evade the growing cost of defending product liability suits are pushing liability up the supply chain. This article examines factors affecting distributor liability and includes tips from legal and liability insurance professionals on reducing risk.

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  • How the focus of liability has shifted
  • Why the risk has increased for distributors
  • How distributors can offset some of the risk of liability

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