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Synopsis of Rule of Law. Under products liability a manufacturer is not responsible for obvious and known dangers of products.
Issue. Under products liability, is a manufacturer responsible for obvious and known dangers of products?
* There is no duty under products liability to make a machine accident proof or foolproof. There is no duty to guard against injury resulting from deterioration, or to furnish a machine that will last for a longer time period. The manufacturer is under no duty to guard against a patent peril or from a source manifestly dangerous.
* The manufacturer has the right to expect that persons will do everything necessary to avoid possible injuries.
Such permission did not obligate the lender Landes to guard against injury from a patent peril or from a source manifestly dangerous.View Full Point of Law