In her latest column, “Risk Management 101: Manufacturing and Distributing Products,” Kristi A. Davidson talks product liability when it comes to manufacturing and distributing. She touches on the three types of defects: design defects, manufacturing defects and marketing/labeling defects and suggests considering a multitude of questions from “[i]s there a reasonable safer alternative design,” to “[a]re effective quality-control mechanisms in place?”

“Nothing is risk free,” Davidson writes. “But by carefully designing products and following thoughtful compliance programs during the manufacturing and distribution process, many risks can be reduced.” 

Read the full article – “Risk Management 101: Manufacturing and Distributing Products” (HFN Magazine, November 14, 2013)