The Role of Misuse in Consumer Product Safety

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

12PM CENTRAL

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Duration: 60 minutes

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Summary

The role of product misuse, or consumer use in ways not intended or sanctioned by a manufacturer, has different significance when considered for regulation or the common law model. What role does misuse play in federal consumer product safety regulation? Are there limitations, and what can manufacturers do to mitigate product liability and regulatory exposure?

Attorneys attending this program will learn:

  • How the role of consumer misuse in product liability law differs from federal product safety law
  • The role of causation in product liability law contrasted with federal product safety law
  • Case law supporting prospective and retrospective federal action to address consumer misuse of products
  • Contrasting the role of consumer misuse in federal rule-making with recalls
  • Limitations of consumer misuse predicating CPSC action
  • Product safety management techniques to minimize or mitigate product liability and regulatory risk

  • Presenters

    Joseph P. Mohorovic, CPSM
    Senior Managing Consultant - ESi
    Joe Mohorovic is a Senior Managing Consultant in ESi’s Safety and Risk Assessment Practice Group. He specializes in adverse event analysis, regulatory compliance counseling, expert testimony, and dispute resolution. Mr. Mohorovic has a distinguished...More

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    Registration

    Schedule:

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

    12PM CENTRAL

    (10:00 PT / 11:00 MT / 1:00 ET)

    Duration: 60 minutes

    • $0 for All participants

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