Experts See Paths To Limiting Import Liability

Law360, New York (August 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Product recalls and media attention on dangerous goods coming to the U.S. from places like China have raised the stakes for companies looking to avoid liability stemming from defective or tainted imports. Experts point to three areas companies should focus on to keep the plaintiffs bar from painting bull's-eyes on their backs.

Companies that import products from places where the consumer protection laws aren't as stringent as those in the U.S. are dealing with an atmosphere of heightened sensitivity, and the plaintiffs bar has taken notice,...
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