Doncouse_Jeremy_Week8

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Running Head: WEEK 8 ASSIGNMENT 1 Week 8 Assignment: Critical Legal Thinking Case 14.4 and 15.2 Jeremy Doncouse Mountain State University
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Running Head: WEEK 8 ASSIGNMENT 2 Critical Legal Thinking Case 14.4: Misuse . Who wins? While manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are all responsible in a strict liability case, it doesn’t seem as though there was a defect in manufacturing, design, packaging, or failure to warn. Consumers are protected from obvious defects in the aforementioned cases and can recover both damages for personal injuries as well as punitive damages. However, this particular type of hook, or cattle tie, was designed for use with animals such as horses, cattle, and other farm animals. It was not designed for use with lifting heavy loads nor could it be implied through its design that it could be used for such a purpose. This type of misuse is classified as unforeseeable misuse, and the manufacturer, seller, and distributor are relieved of liability. So, while unfortunate, Dosier cannot reasonably assume that Wilcox-Crittendon could have
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