Product liability litigation draws lots of ink and html. Product liability prevention draws far less of both but of course is a strategy that makes sense. Maybe prevention it would obtain more attention if it product liability losses were made the subject of exchange-traded derivative products that constitute bets on the extent of a company’s future product liability losses.

Anway, the point of this entry is that a new overview article on prevention is available online from Ken Ross, who is one of the most respected lawyers focused on product liability prevention. His website collects many of his articles and links to other resources on preventing product liability problems. The new article also explains why prevention matters even more in tough economic times.