Prod_Liability_Case__Indiv_Qs_Key_S08

Prod_Liability_Case__Indiv_Qs_Key_S08 - PAM 423 Questions...

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PAM 423 Questions for Case Assignment 2 Individual Portion - Suggested Answers Spring 2008 This assignment was worth 20 points. In order to receive full credit you were required to discuss each question thoroughly. See suggested areas for discussion below. 1. Describe what you learn from the video about the products liability loss control (i.e. before the fact of any claims) undertaken by Dow Corning. Loss control includes efforts to reduce the probability of a loss or the severity of a loss or to avoid a loss altogether. In the case of product liability, this can include safety testing of a product; quality control efforts; and effective warning labels. There is evidence from the video that Dow Corning engaged in or considered all of these areas of loss control. I think that one could argue that the company may have made mistakes in this area. 2. Describe what you learn from the video about the products liability claims management (i.e. after the claims occurred) undertaken by Dow Corning. Claims management includes efforts after the fact of a claim (in product liability, after
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2008 for the course PAM 4230 taught by Professor Tennyson during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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