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June 2015 Archives

What is 'informed consent?"

Most medical patients will want to know what is in a pill before they take it, or what a surgery will entail before they agree to go under the knife. It is natural to want to be informed about a medical procedure before submitting to it, because of the fear of the unknown.

Misusing the product does not allow plaintiffs to collect

Manufacturers and sellers of defective products may be liable for any injuries caused by that defect, but only when the injured people used the product in a foreseeable way. In fact, saying the plaintiff misused the product is a viable defense to many products liability lawsuits in Ohio.