Defenses of negligence an offender may decide to use

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all the standards set for manufacturing children's body suits. Defenses of Negligence An offender may decide to use one of the following doctrines to put limitations on liability on supposed negligence; Contributory Negligence
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NEGLIGENT TORT 6 If a baby was harmed by the snaps on the body suits, the defendant could use this doctrine to prove that the complainant was also negligent and so they could have prevented the injury. Comparative If any complainant was found to be at fault, then their recovery would have to be reduced based on this doctrine. Assumption If a complainant understands the risks associated with purchasing a particular good but still buys it, he or she may not recover the damages. All Alstyle has to do in such a case is to prove that the consumers understood the risk of buying the body suits. Consumer Protection Act Under this Act, if a product or any of its components harm a consumer, the manufacturer is liable for negligence (Seaquist, 2012). For an action to be taken by the relevant authorities, death, damage or injury must have occurred. In the Alstyle's body suits case, the statue would have been applicable if parts of the outfits, (which in this case are the body snaps) chocked a baby or any other person. In conclusion, companies are expected to ensure that their customers are safe. Immediately they realize that their products have defects, it is important to ask the customers to stop using them. When they fail to do so, they may be accused of negligence. The Consumer Protection Act is applied in such cases.
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NEGLIGENT TORT 7 References Findlaw. (2018). Elements of a Negligence Case. Findlaw. Pitmans Law. (2014). Defective Products and Product Recall Issues for Businesses. Pitmans Law. Ruvo, C. (2018). Alstyle, CPSC Recall Infant Bodysuits. Advertising Specialty Institute. Seaquist, G. (2012). Business law for managers [Electronic version]. Retrieved from
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