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Question: Eddington operated a toy store and carried

Eddington operated a toy store and carried merchandise from both domestic as well as foreign manufacturers. As the holiday season approached, he found that he could reduce his costs by importing a stuffed toy from a developing country. One of the toys was responsible for an injury to a child, and the parents brought a product liability suit against Eddington. He claimed that he was unaware of the defects of the toy because he did not manufacture it but only sold it.
a. Do the parents of the injured child have the right to sue Eddington instead of the manufacturer?
b. Can a retailer be held liable for defective products?
c. Is there anyone else who could be named in the suit?


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