December 13, 2022
Devin R. Bates, Benjamin D. Jackson
Does Arkansas law recognize a claim for failure to instruct? Yes. But this cause of action applies only to manufacturers, not suppliers. A manufacturer of a product has a duty to give reasonable and adequate instructions with respect to the conditions and methods of a product’s safe use when danger is reasonably foreseeable in its use, unless the danger is known to the user or is reasonably discoverable by him. AMI 1003.
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