Background Note | HBS Case Collection | May 1995

Note on Product Liability

by Willis M. Emmons III, Monica Brand and Greg Keller


This note provides an overview to the evolution and current state of product liability law in the United States.

Keywords: Goods and Commodities; Legal Liability; Safety; Product Marketing; Business Strategy; Policy; Government and Politics; United States;


Emmons, Willis M., III, Monica Brand, and Greg Keller. "Note on Product Liability." Harvard Business School Background Note 795-049, May 1995.