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You are under no duty to inspect the product; however, when you are injured due to a misuse of a defective product beyond the normal limit, contributory negligence will be valid and may bar liability.
Manufacturers are required reasonably to foresee the ways their products will be used. Therefore, they are responsible even for injuries arising from foreseeable misuses of their products. Manufacturers are also required to list dangers arising from the product’s misuse. Recoverable damages include:
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