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  • Strict Liability

    Strict Liability Amanda Self BA265 Business Law II Abstract While shopping at Carl’s Hardware Store he was injured by a nail gun that Dan‚ an employee was using. When he noticed that the nail gun was assembled improperly he decided to sue the manufacture of the product‚ Eagle Tools Inc. Under strict liability‚ the manufacture has a liability to make sure that all the products that they sell are in working and safe conditions. While this product fits the requirements that strict liability covers

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  • Strict Liability Torts (Product Liability

    Running Head: Strict Liability Torts Strict Liability Torts (Product Liability) Adil Elatillah LEG 300 Professor: Queen Meheux Spring 2012 Strayer University Strict Liability exists in the criminal context as well as civil‚ it is a legal responsibility for any damages and losses caused by a person or organization due to the act which is defined a fault in the criminal law term. Strict Liability‚ especially product liability is well known in tort law‚ of course criminal law and the

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  • Strict Liability; Alabama Law

    Tort Law | Strict Liability | Alabama Law | | Shannon Martin | 12/22/2011 | | Alabama Tort Law is the only truly comprehensive resource on tort law in Alabama. With expert discussion of proof requisites and defenses‚ it covers all the elements of each tort actionable under Alabama law. It provides the information necessary to determine if there is a case and what is needed to prove or defend it. Alabama Tort Law not only provides up-to-date coverage of relevant case law and analysis

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  • Strict Liability for Defective Product

    Strict Liability for Defective Products - Part X of the CPA 1999 Section 68(1) provides that where any damage is caused wholly or partly by a defect product‚ the following persons shall be liable for the damage. The plaintiff only has to prove damage or defect in the product. Part X of CPA does not cover every product. Section 66 provides types of product such as goods and component parts and raw materials. Section 3 provides definition of goods. Only the goods which are purchased for private and

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  • Vicarious Liability

    IABILITY 1 A THEORY OF VICARIOU S LIABILITY J.W . N EYERS * This article proposes a theory of vicarious liability which attempts to explain the central features and limitations of the doctrine. The main premise of the article is that the common law should continue to impose vicarious liability because it can co-exist with the current tort law regime that imposes liability for fault. The author lays out the central features of the doctrine of vicarious liability and examines why the leading rationales

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  • Vicarious Liability Structure

    Vicarious Liability Monday‚ January 12‚ 2015 10:00 PM Vicarious Liability is where one person is held liable for the torts of another. This is usually where an employer is liable for the torts of employee. For the employer to be liable: i) A tort‚ (such as negligence‚ battery or even in breach of statutory duty (Majrowski v Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Trust 2007)) ii) committed by his employee‚ iii) during the course of employment. • Original defendant (employee) must be liable in tort first Prepared

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  • Product Liability

    lawsuits and litigation from everyone suing everyone else‚ one must ask the question "where does product liability end and consumer responsibility begin?" This question has been further complicated by occurrences that stretch to the most far-reaching ends of this spectrum‚ the spectrum ranging from strict product liability of the company to complete consumer responsibility. On the strict product liability of the company side‚ we have the cigarette industry where the CEOs of the largest cigarette companies

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  • Strict Liability

    Strict Liability “The law presumes that mens rea is always required in criminal offences‚ unless it is clear that Parliament intended an offence to be one of strict liability”. Discuss. (25marks) The general principle of criminal law is that the prosecution must establish the presence of both actus reus and mens rea. As the majority of criminal offences are created by statute‚ Parliament will usually indicate the kind of mens rea required

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  • Products Liability

    Products Liability 1. Construct a fact pattern [an example] to clearly delineate: a. A Manufacturing Defect: A car’s braking system that does not work properly and causes the driver to get into an accident. b. A Design Defect: A type of sunglasses that fail to protect the eyes from ultraviolet rays. c. A Marketing Defect: Prescription drugs advertised as “virtually non-toxic‚” “safe‚” and “free of significant side effects” when they are not. They failed to state

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  • Strict Liability

     DEFENITION: STRICT LIABILITY  RYLANDS V FLETCHER CASE i. FACTS ii. DIAGRAMATICAL REPRESENTATION iii. JUDGEMENT iv. EFFECTS OF THE CASE v. EFFECTS OF THE CASE IN INDIA vi. CONCLUSION vii. ESSENTIALS  EXCEPTIONS  BIBLIOGRAPHY STRICT LIABILITY • A person may be liable for some harm even though he is not negligent in causing the same or does not intentionally cause it or is careful or has taken steps to prevent the same. • e.g.‚ The defendant is liable to the neighbor

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