Join Date: Apr 2006
Thanked 161 Times in 158 Posts
Rep Power: 12
Well, sigma, that's why we have tort laws and juries to decide just what is and isn't reasonable. Don't confuse my statement that there IS a ground for liability, with agreeing that there should or shouldn't be one.
I'm just saying that the Snubber folks owe the OP a debt of gratitude, for reminding them that their product could easily and inexpensively be made safer--for the snubber company! not just the user.
To sell something that folks have never used, have no instructions for how to use it, and then not expect disaster, is simply naive.
Besides, hammers aren't a good analogy. You are aware that since 2008, it has been illegal to sell roofing nails and hammers or any type in the united States unless the purchaser shows proof of having taken a "Impact Tool Safety Training Course" and completing it with a passing grade? You can't just buy a hammer in the hardware store anymore, you have to be of age and licensed.