What Are The Types of Product Defects?

On behalf of Schmitt Law Firm, LLC posted in blog on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Product defects fall into at least one of three categories: design, manufacturing and marketing. A marketing defect is sometimes termed "a failure to warn" defect and is why some people joke about products that carry seemingly nonsensical warnings. Interestingly, many people purchase cotton swabs for use in the ear canal and yet the packages carry warnings that people should not use them for this purpose. They can injure the ear and damage hearing. In any case, here is a look at each type of product defect. Design When a developer or manufacturer does not test a product properly, the undiscovered flaw is a design defect. The idea is that proper testing would have revealed the design flaw. It [...]