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A Lesson from the Lusitania 100 Years Later, by Jason A. Botticelli, Product Liability Playbook


The famous quote by George Santayana that ‘those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’ can be an important reminder to companies and manufacturers to learn from past mistakes. And it is always best to learn from others’ mistakes before making them yourself. The misuse of a safety device during the sinking of the Lusitania 100 years ago can provide a powerful lesson still today. . . .