Law315 - Torts chap 9-10 review - Strict Liability for...

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Strict Liability for Abnormally Dangerous Activities and Products LiabilityContinuing their discussion on torts and liability, Goldberg and Zipursky discuss the concept of liability in regards to strict liability for dangerous situations and the liability manufacturers, and retailers, face with regards to their products. The concept of strict liability and liability are different, and this difference in meaning is significant. Proponents and opponents of strict liability in personal injury have long argued over whether this form of liability should be included as a sweeping ground for personal injury. As for product liability, the general public has garnered their attention on manufactures and their multi-million-dollar law suits. Why is this the case? And how does the law decide what is constituted as strict liability as opposed to negligence?Chapter nine is focused on strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities. Negligence

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