Types of Defects

Types of Defects

Learn about the types of product defects that may give rise to products liability, including manufacturing defects, design defects, and warning or informational defects.


Welcome to Types of Defects! In order for a plaintiff to recover against a defendant under any theory of products liability, the plaintiff must prove that the product had a defect. There are three basic types of defects: manufacturing defects, design defects, and informational defects. We’ll cover all three in this video.

I.               Manufacturing defects

Let’s start with manufacturing defects. In order to establish a...