14 November 1977 Product Liability Control - A Strategic Management Tool
Author Affiliations +
Ever increasing numbers of product liability claims and the cost of product liability defense litigation affect the profitability and insurance premiums of many US concerns. Occasionally, the very existence of firms (manufacturers,distributors or retailers) is threatened because of ignorance or neglect in product liability control. Establishing the necessary risk management controls in this field should be accorded high priority in corporate decision making. Real product liability exposure almost invariably results in litigation based upon three types of legal doctrines: Breach of Warranty, Negligence or Strict Liability in Tort.
© (1977) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
V. Morfopoulos, V. Morfopoulos, "Product Liability Control - A Strategic Management Tool", Proc. SPIE 0111, The Business Side of the Optical Industry III, (14 November 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955530; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955530


The Defense Department Exemption
Proceedings of SPIE (January 25 1979)
Meeting The Federal Performance Standard For Laser Products
Proceedings of SPIE (January 25 1979)
Pricing Your Product In Europe
Proceedings of SPIE (January 13 1977)
Legal Implications Of Standards
Proceedings of SPIE (December 08 1983)

Back to Top