ability if it cannot be proved which of the parties . c. supplied the particular product that caused the injury.
17. Fine Motor Company buys gas pedals and other parts from General Mechanix, Inc., and puts them in its vehicles without changing their composition. If the pedals or other parts are defective, strictly liable for any damage caused by the defects are Fine Motor and General Mechanix. 18. The brakes on a train owned by Rolling Stock Railway Inc. malfunction. The train rolls towards main te nance workers on the tracks. Everyone gets out of the way except Sid, who wants to show off. The train hits Sid, who sues Train Components, Inc., the brakes’ manufacturer. Train Components can raise the defense of b. assumption of risk. 19. Stan, an air-conditioning and heating technician, files a suit against Temp-Set Corporation, alleging that its thermostats are unreasonably dangerous due to the possibility of electrical shock. Temp-Set’s best defense is most likelyb. knowledgeable user. 20. Garage Magic, Inc., contracts for the sale of a certain number of garage door openers to Home & Yard Hardware stores. Ian buys one of openers. The applicable statute of limitations prescribes a period of four years. To bring a product liability claim against Garage Magic, Ian must file a suit within four years of a. Ian’s discovery of an injury caused by the opener.
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