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Negligent Design

Definition

A theory of negligence stating that a given product was designed in such a way that it could foreseeably have led to an injury. A plaintiff bringing such a claim must show that there was a better and equally economical way to design the same product. This theory is part of a broader area of negligence known as products liability.

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Adamo v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.


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Spurlin v. General Motors Corp.