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Market-Share Liability

Definition

Where multiple manufacturers of a fungible good are named as defendants in a negligence action and it cannot be determined which manufacturer caused the precise harm complained of, the manufacturers will be held proportionately liable in accordance with their market share in the market of the good that caused the injury.

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