TSRA » Topics » We could experience losses due to product liability claims or may be subject to claims of intellectual property infringement, either of which could result in substantial costs to us.

This excerpt taken from the TSRA 10-Q filed May 6, 2009.

We could experience losses due to product liability claims or may be subject to claims of intellectual property infringement, either of which could result in substantial costs to us.

We sell products and provide services that may subject us to product liability claims in the future. Although we carry liability insurance in amounts that we believe are appropriate, product liability claims can be costly and any future product liability claim made against us may exceed the coverage limits of our insurance policies, be excluded from coverage under the terms of our policies or cause us to record a self-insured loss. A product liability claim in excess of our insurance policies could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition and results of operations. Even if a product liability loss is covered by our insurance policies, such policies contain substantial retentions and deductibles that we would be required to pay. Our existing insurance may not be renewed at a cost and level of coverage comparable to that presently in effect, or at all. The payment of retentions or deductibles for a significant amount of claims could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial position, results of operations or cash flow.

Third parties could assert patent or other intellectual property infringement claims against us based on the products and services that we sell. It may be time consuming and costly to defend ourselves against any of these claims, regardless of their validity, and we may not prevail. Furthermore, parties making such claims may be able to

 

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obtain injunctive or other equitable relief that could block our ability to further develop or commercialize some or all of our products or services in the United States and abroad. In the event of a claim of infringement, we may be required to obtain one or more licenses from or pay royalties to third parties. We may be unable to obtain any such licenses at a reasonable cost, if at all. Defense of any lawsuit or failure to obtain such license could harm our business.

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