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5-liability - Design Methods EE 600 Product Liability...

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Design Methods EE 600
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Product Liability
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US Product Liability Law Has A Long History Hammurabi “If a man contracts to build a house and that house collapses on another man’s family and kills them, then the man shall be put to death and his family given to he who house is lost…” Hammurabi’s Code The Section From Above
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US Product Liability Law Has A Long History Romans “If a ingue contracts to build a building and that building falls and kills another’s son, then he shall give that man his son; and if it shall kill his daughter, then he shall give that man his daughter…” An Account Of A Judgment From A House Failure From 2500 BC
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US Product Liability Law Has A Long History English Common Law “If a man shall make a contract, and shall subsequently break that contract or perform it poorly, than shall the first man be owed damages which arise from the breaking of that contract…”
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Terms Which You Should Know For Product Liability Privity -a direct contractual relationship between two parties Warranty - A promise to from a vendor to a purchaser Tort - An injury for which the injured can seek legal redress Implied Warranty -Promise of worthiness for use by virtue of its being offered for sale Express Warranty -any affirmation of fact or promise used to induce a buyer Foreseeable Use Or Misuse -any activity that can be reasonably foreseen given thoughtful consideration.
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Until The Twentieth Century Manufacturers Were Protected Manufacturers did not participate in privity
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