Contracts That Help or Hurt

When it comes to contracts, what terms and conditions are most important, and how can engineers support their company’s efforts to evaluate and minimize risks?

Technology Developments and the Risk of Product Liability

The risks of product liability sometime affect technological developments in hardware and software used to make products. They can stifle innovation and make some advancements seem too risky. How does the law view these products and what can be done to evaluate and reduce these risks.

Is There a Risk to Overwarning?

This article will discuss whether there is a risk to overwarning or if it provides better protection than underwarning And, in light of these risks, what should a manufacturer do?

Best Practices in Product Safety Management

The elements of a program to deal with pre-sale and post-sale safety issues are well-known. But the specifics of what elements should be used and how by a particular manufacturer are often unknown. Therefore, the most important question that must be answered by any company manufacturing finished products or component parts is “What should my company do and how should I do it?”

Analyzing Risk Before and After Sale

This article will discuss risk assessment techniques before and after sale and some of the legal and practical implications arising from their use.

Twenty-First Century Document Management

Design plans, engineering drawings, production procedures, safety memoranda, and marketing strategies can significantly help or hurt a manufacturer or product seller, especially in the event of product liability litigation.