1 NAME_____________________________________________________________ Chapter 13 Homework TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS1. People who keep domesticanimals are strictly liable for any harm inflicted by the animals. TRUE FALSE 2. Manufacturers must use due care in selecting the materials to be used in a product. 3. A product liability action based on negligence does notrequire privity of contract between the injured plaintiff and the defendant-manufacturer. 4. Manufacturers must use due care in inspecting and testing any purchased components used in a product. 5. An action in strict product liability requires that a product be in a defective condition caused by its purchaser. TRUE FALSE 6. The doctrine of strict liability can be applied to sellers of goods, including manufacturers, but not distributors. 7. There is a duty to warn about risks that are obvious or commonly known. 8. Generally, a seller must warn those who purchase its product of the harm that can result from the foreseeable misuse of the product. 9. Generally, the strict liability of manufactures and other sellers does notextend to injured bystanders. TRUE FALSE 10. Statutes of repose places outer times limit on product liability actions.
2 MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS11. Roadbuilders, Inc., uses dynamite in its operations. Sky-Hi Fireworx, Inc., stores explosives in its warehouses. Which company will be liable under the doctrine of strict liability for any injury caused by an abnormally dangerous activity?
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- Fall '14
- Tort Law, Product liability, product liability suit, privity