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Achtung, Maybe

Does your product need a warning label?

This story appears in the April 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

There are some ridiculous warning labels out there, but sometimes you need a warning label to defend your company in court.

These days, a who gets hurt while using a is likely to consult a about suing the manufacturer, distributor, dealer or rental firm. Lawsuits make one of three basic claims: The design was defective, the product was manufactured incorrectly or there should have been a warning label.

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