Susan Sandren purchased a toaster from Standard Electric While using the

Susan sandren purchased a toaster from standard

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82. Susan Sandren purchased a toaster from Standard Electric. While using the toaster the day after it was purchased,Susan discovered that the toaster slots were too small for a thick piece of bread. The bread was stuck in the slot. With the toaster still plugged in, Susan used a knife to pry loose the toast and was electrocuted. In a suit by her family against Standard Electric:a. Standard will lose because the slots should have been made wider.b. Standard will win because of misuse of the product.c. Susan's family will win because of a design defect.d. Susan's family would win if there were no warnings about knives and electrocution.ANSWER: dPOINTS: 1DIFFICULTY: ChallengingNATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: AnalyticSTATE STANDARDS: United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking TOPICS: Strict Tort Liability: Product Liability Under Section 402A KEYWORDS: Bloom's: Application83. Pestro is the manufacturer of a weed killer that is used in the parks in Metroville. After the parks were sprayed, agroup of children became ill and required hospitalization. Two dogs that had been with the group died. The parentsof the children and the dog owners could:
84. The U.S. Army purchased a large number of Bell Jet Ranger helicopters in 1963. Many of the helicopters served tours of duty in Vietnam and after the war were returned to the United States. Because of damages sustained during the war, many of the helicopters' engines were rebuilt. In 1974, one of the helicopters with a rebuilt enginecrashed because of engine failure. The families of the two servicemen killed in the accident wish to recover fromBell under 402A. What defense could Bell probably successfully allege?

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