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4. Carl sues Goldman Manufacturing, alleging he suffered injuries as a result of a design defect in Goldman’s food processor. To prevail in this lawsuit, Carl must show that Goldman Manufacturing: a. failed to adequately warn him of the danger of harm.b. had a reasonable alternative design available, which it failed to use.c. met his consumer expectations and that his injury was unintended.d. met the relevant statute of limitations or repose.
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7777 5. United Tires uses a faulty design in designing its tires that causes them to blow out after 50,000 miles. Jessa is injured when her right-rear tire incurs a blowout. She can sue United Tires under which of the following theories of strict liability? 6. Emily, while driving a car manufactured by Toyosan, suffered a side impact collision from another driver. Despite the fact that Toyosan’s air bag deployed, Emily hit her head against the steering wheel, causing damage to her face and teeth. If Emily sued Toyosan for strict product liability, the court would likely conclude that: 7. Fred sued Document Security Company, alleging he had suffered injuries to his hands as a result of attempting to fix a jam in one of Document Security’s paper shredders. Fred alleged the shredder was defective because it failed to contain warnings regarding the dangers to fingers and hands while attempting to fix jams. In order to succeed, Fred will have to show that:a. all risk of harm could have been reduced or avoided by the provision of reasonable instructions or warnings by the seller.b. paper shredders are inherently dangerous products.c. the injuries would not have occurred but for the absence of the warnings.d. foreseeable risks of harm could have been reduced or avoided by the provision of reasonable instructions or warnings by the seller.8. Martha is walking from her office building to her car in a torrential downpour with an umbrella manufactured by Umbrellas USA, Inc. She is struck by lightning and files suit, claiming the manufacturer failed to include a warning. A court would likely find that:
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