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Negligence and Product Liability are two of our main topics for this week. Negligence is an “unintentional tort” because it happens by accident. Product Liability arises when one is injured by a defective product.Consider the scenarios below. Choose oneand determine if it describes negligence or product liability. Explain your answer and be sure to discuss the elements of any claims that may arise.Daisy is driving in her car when her phone chimes. She picks up her phone and sees a text from her friend. While responding to the text Daisy runs a red light and causes an accident.This would be a clear case of negligence. Negligence in law is failure to use reasonable care, resulting in damage or injury to another. Daisy made the decision to text while driving, which is illegal in a lot of states, which resulted in a car accident. When a driver intentionally engages in

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