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BMJ 2004; 330 doi: (Published 30 December 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;330:51
  1. Imre Loefler, editor
  1. Nairobi Hospital Proceedings, Kenya

Serving hot coffee without warning of the risks attracts litigation. It follows that the bestdefence against liability is to assume that everyone is a moron.

Aircraft makers and airlines are also liable if their products fall down. They may be able toprotect themselves by displaying audiovisual messages, indicating that aeroplanes are known to crash and that air travel is dangerous.

The makers of all products and the providers of …

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