Unformatted text preview: I’m going to pull out the owner’s manuals to see the weight requirements for the seat belt restraint system. Case 6.6 – Design Defect Ques±on 1: Is the snow tube defec±ve? There is no defect in any aspect of the snow tube. It is manufactured and sold for the purpose of sledding down a snow covered hill or slope and cannot be steered or controlled. The product was manufactured and tested properly for the sole purpose of sledding downhill. The speeds that could be reached as well as the fact that the snow tube may turn and cause the rider to ride backwards were noted. There was also no defect to the design of the product as it was designed for the purpose that it presented. There is absolutely no way the manufacture could foresee, nor control the events that led up to the injury received by Higgins. Had the child not wandered onto the path, Higgins would have had no reason to be in the path of the snow tube...
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- Fall '15
- Business Law, snow tube, seat belt restraint