Product Safety & Product Liability Prevention

Randall L. Goodden

Randall L. Goodden, is recognized around the world for his work in Product Safety and Product Liability Prevention, and the related improvement to the Quality Management System. His Product Safety & Product Liability Prevention seminars have been attended by thousands of manufacturing executives worldwide, and he is routinely brought in by companies of all sizes to teach in-house seminars to the entire management team, and continues on as a consultant to many of these corporations.

He is the author of the best-selling books "LAWSUIT! Reducing the Risk of Product Liability for Manufacturers" (Wiley) which was released in January 2009, authored “Product Liability Prevention – A Strategic Guide” (Quality Press), and "Preventing & Handling Product Liability" (Marcel Dekker Publishing Co. NY) which came out in 1995, all of which continue to sell thousands of copies worldwide and have even become course books at universities. His first book was written in 1993 and is a part of the 'American Jurisprudence – Proof of Facts' series. In addition, he has co-authored other books including the 'The Recall Handbook' published by Quality Press in 1997.

The CPSC asked Randall Goodden to be a speaker at the 4th Biennial United States-China Consumer Product Safety Summit between the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) at the State Department in Washington, D.C., and did so on October 13-14, 2011.

He was featured on the international Reuters News Network and interviewed regarding the Chinese product recall crises, and is routinely interviewed by numerous newspapers and magazines across the United States on numerous product safety issues. He has been the featured guest of televised business shows as well as National Public Radio shows and live Internet programs, and has done a number of webcasts for Chartis Insurance.

Mr. Goodden had been in manufacturing for 35 years and had personally done all that he talks about in his books, articles, seminars and conferences. He was the Corporate VP in charge of Quality, New Product Development, Field Services, and Litigation Management. He successfully managed the litigation of numerous product liability lawsuits dealing with fire and personal injury as well as insurance claims, and managed a number of large product recalls.

He teaches product liability prevention seminars around the world, including such locations as: China, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Australia, and throughout Europe. His schedule of upcoming seminars and conferences can be viewed at .

Randall Goodden teaches management teams the key elements of Product Safety & Product Liability Prevention, helping them understand all the areas involved, such as; marketing and advertising, contractual agreements, document control, design reviews and risk assessment, warning label design and placement, warranties, recalls, supplier control, incident investigation, and litigation management. He then continues to work with the management teams to help them implement their programs and answers questions as they arise. His list of international clients include such companies as; Ingersol Rand, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, GEA Technologies, AIG (Chartis) Insurance, Renault Car Company, Brose North America, Schure, ThyssenKrupp, Beckett, Springs Window Fashions, ITC-India, Douglas Dynamics, New England Ropes, Carl Zeiss International and many others. He has also helped manufacturers and importers with their recall efforts when problems suddenly arose.

He continues to be a Keynote Speaker at some of the largest conferences and trade shows worldwide. He speaks annually at the ASQ Quality Congress. Referred to as a “Visionary” by the President of the national defense attorney association, he was their lead speaker for six years at the largest Legal conferences in the U.S.

He was brought to Oxford University to teach the two-day seminar to a large group of manufacturing executives from around the UK and Europe representing Airbus, Marconi Space, Saab Sweden, and many other major European companies and industries, and was a key speaker at several other international conferences sponsored by the Vienna University of Technology and elsewhere.

His articles on Product Liability Prevention are sought by leading industry magazine editors, including such publications as; Corporate Report, Quality Progress, Risk & Insurance, Business Age (Far East), The Quality Observer (UK), Pro-E Magazine, Appliance Magazine, Product Liability International, Quality World, The CEO Refresher, The Australian Product Liability Reporter, Quality Magazine and numerous others. Many of these articles can be found on the Internet.

Randall Goodden is the President of IPSLP the International Product Safety & Liability Prevention Association, has been the Chairman for the past 13 years of the American Society for Quality’s (ASQ) Product Safety & Liability Prevention Division, and was the first Chairman of the national Defense Attorney Association’s - Manufacturers Risk Specialized Litigation Group from 1995-2000.

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