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9/2/2020Sophia :: Welcome1/14UNIT 2 — MILESTONE 2Score15/21You passed this Milestone15 questions were answered correctly.6 questions were answered incorrectly.1A manufacturer of a portable circular saw is sued by Dennis, who, while using the saw, put it down on the ground in front of him after it was shut offbut while the blade was still turning. The still-circulating saw creeped across the floor, causing significant personal injury to Dennis' foot. Dennis suedthe manufacturer for defective design of the circular saw based on it not having a brake mechanism or a retractable cover for the blade once the sawwas turned off.How strong of a case does Dennis have in his strict liability lawsuit against the manufacturer based on the defective design of the circularsaw?
9/2/2020Sophia :: Welcome2/14Weak, because Dennis assumed the risk of injury when he chose to use a circular saw, which is known to be dangerous.CONCEPTStrict Products Liability 2Which of the following conditions always renders a contract unenforceable?3A man riding a roller coaster is severely injured when the car he's riding in jumps off the track. He sues the amusement park for negligence.Assuming it is true, which of the following would represent a strong defense against the negligence claim?
9/2/2020Sophia :: Welcome3/144A manufacturer of kitchen knives is sued for strict product liability by Jack, who cut himself with one of the knives and suffered permanent nervedamage and paralysis in three fingers on his left hand. Jack argues that the knives were overly sharp and, thus, defective in their manufacturing. Themanufacturer defends against the claim by arguing that the risk to the consumer is outweighed by the utility of the knives.