Panel Addresses Rising Claims Alleging Product Defects Based on Optional Equipment in Product Liability Cases


Steve Klein and Skip Eubanks participated in a discussion about the rise in claims alleging product defects based on optional equipment at the Fall Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC) meeting in Chicago.

These claims present challenges that differ from traditional product liability cases. The panel of in-house counsel, outside counsel and an outside expert provided their perspectives regarding the unique aspects of product liability litigation involving optional features, including internal and external approaches to discovery, defense strategies and challenges.

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