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In respect to this week’s topic on negligence and product liability, my scenario of choiceis a case whereby Larry who is a lumberjack, makes a decision to purchase a new chainsaw.Unfortunately the first time Larry uses the chainsaw it malfunctions leading to his injury. Thisscenario is an example of product liability since Larry who is the customer is injured by a newproduct they purchased from the manufacturer. Owing to the fact that this is a new product, thenthere could have been an internal problem on the mechanism of the chainsaw which themanufacturer could have been aware of or not. Products liability is a form of tort law which is mainly concerned with the responsibilityof the seller or manufacturer of a product to make sure that the product in question is safe to theuser hence do not cause injury. There are a wide variety of products that are subjected to liabilityand these include all forms of consumer goods, motor vehicles, medical devices and drugs, andconsumable goods like food. In this regard, the manufacturer or the seller of a product has a high

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