Manufacturer responsibility?

From: (sfg2483 )
Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana
Date:         Sat, 21 Nov 1992 04:24:47 GMT
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Does anyone know if a manufacturer (e.g., Boeing) is responsible financially
for the results of an airplane crash if the crash is proven to be caused by
a faulty part it made? (E.g., a bad design of pins in the 747).