Product Liability Claims

  • Injury to a person or damage to property (other than your own) that was caused by a product YOU manufactured or distributed
  • Food poisoning allegations stemming from a food product you manufactured or distributed

IMPORTANT!
Save the product involved for inspection. Do not destroy.

INJURY CLAIMS

  • A customer or visitor is injured on property you own or manage

IMPORTANT!

  • Take care of the injured person first.  If the injury is an emergency, immediately dial 9-1-1
  • Be courteous and helpful, but make no comment about assuming liability
  • Address any hazardous situations immediately
  • Document all facts regarding the incident
  • Get names and contact information for all witnesses

OTHER LIABILITY CLAIMS

  • A claim of libel or slander
  • Virtually any other allegation of negligence

IMPORTANT!
Document all facts regarding the incident and report the claim to your insurance carrier within 24 hours.