Ashley Schobert

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In Nevada, no explicit definition has been adopted to define what constitutes a product for purposes of strict products liability. Rather, the considerations set forth by section 402A of the Second Restatement of Torts must be examined on a case-by-case basis to determine whether the policy objectives underlying the doctrine of strict products liability are served by classifying the subject object as a product. Accordingly, certain classes of objects—such as large commercial signs or custom-made objects—are not automatically precluded from the application of strict products liability where the party is engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, and selling such objects.