Sticker Shock

Fisher, Daniel
December 2005
Forbes Asia;12/26/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p80
The article considers complaints of consumer advocates against unnecessary warning-labels on products in the U.S. Just in time for the holidays comes this warning from the Ralph Nader-inspired U.S. Public Interest Research Group: Manufacturers are slapping too many warning labels on toys. Manufacturers slap warning labels on everything but the kitchen sink in order to ward off liability. Starting in the mid-1960 courts increasingly held manufacturers liable for injuries in their products.


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