People who keep domestic animals are strictly liable

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People who keep domestic animals are strictly liable for any harm inflicted bythe animals. FALSE 16.Product liability claims may be based on which of the following trot theories? Srtict liability, negligence, and misrepresentation 17.The Modern concept of strict liability traces its origins, in part, to what famous English case? Rylands v. Fletcher 18.Farm Equipment, Inc., makes farming machinery. Gail discovers that her Farm Equipment tractor is defective and sues the maker for product liability based on negligence. To win, Gail must show that: Gail suffered an injury caused by the defect 19.The rule that a person who engages in certain activities may be liable under the doctrine of strict liability for any harm that results was established by: A British court 20.A manufacturer's duty of care does not extend to the inspection and testing ofproducts bought to incorporate in the final product. FALSE 21.Those who make, sell, or lease goods can be held liable for physical harm or property damage caused by those goods to a consumer, user, or bystander. This is called: Product liability 22.Abnormally dangerous activities are those that: Involve a high risk of serios harm to persons or property that cannot be eliminated by the exercise of reasonable 23.Today, in U.S. courts, how can we characterize the acceptance of the strict liability doctrine? U.S. courts accept the strict liability doctrine and it is thus the norm, rather than the exception 24.If a manufacturer fails to exercise "due care" in its efforts to make a product safe and as a result someone is injured, the manufacturer may be held liable for: Negligence 25.Which of the following IS NOT a characteristic of abnormally dangerous activities? The activity is one that involves a low degree of risk but that may be extremely dangerous if not performed with reasonable care 26.A product liability action based on negligence does not require: privity of contract 27.Strict liability exists in certain types of bailments. What is a bailment? A situation where goods are transferred to an attorney for safekeeping 28.People who keep wild animals are strictly liable for: Any harm caused by the animal 29.The law imposes strict liability as a matter of public policy based in part on the assumption that manufacturers can better bear the costs associated with injuries caused by their products. True 30.In cases of injuries proximately caused by a defective product, the manufacturer who failed to exercise due care is liable to: Any person who sustained injury
Chapter 7 p. 3, 41.Quality Tools Corporation (QTC) makes hammers and other tools. Rita is injured while using a QTC hammer. She sues the company for product liability based on negligence. To defend successfully against the suit, QTC may show that: Rita's injury resulted from a commonly known danger.

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