Under which theory or theories of product liability can Kolchek sue to recover for Litisha’s injuries? Could Kolchek sue Porter or Great Lakes? In the case of Kolchek suing to recover for Litisha’s injuries, she can sure under the negligence liability. Every product should be fully tested in every way possible to see if the product functions correctly and will it injure individuals. There should not have been a whole that is not covered. Like stated in our book The Legal Environment of Business, “if a manufacture fails to exercise “due care” to make a product safe, a person who is injured by the product may sue the manufacture for negligence”. Kolchek could sue the manufacture. In this case which is Great Lakes spa. Porter was just a company that was selling the product. Great Lakes spa should have taken the initiative to examine their products throughly before putting it out on the make for individuals to buy. Like in our book The Legal Environment of Business stated, “A manufacture, seller, or lesser is liable for failure to exercise due care to any person who sustains an injury proximately caused by a negligently made (defective) product.” Would privity of contract be required for Kolchek to succeed in a product liability action against Great Lakes? Like in our book The Legal Environment of Business stated, “any person, who is injured by a product may bring a negligence suit even though he or she was not the one who actually purchased the product”. Therefore, no, priority of contract would not be required for Kolchek to succeed in a product liability action against Great Lakes because the buyer does not need to have to directly involved with the manufacture, as long as the product was made from the manufacture itself. For... ... middle of paper ... ...as charged for selling to an police officer while on duty. The clerk had no idea that the police officer was still on duty because the officer had taken off his arm-band. The author stated, the offense of strict liability is not intentionally. Which is true how can someone be held accountable for other people actions if they had no idea what is going on. People are not mind readers and people should be held accountable for their own actions. Works Cited Cross, Frank B., and Roger LeRoy Miller. "Ch. 13: Strict Liability and Product Liability." The legal environment of business: text and cases, 8th edition. Mason, Ohio: Cengage Learning Custom Solutions, 2012. 294-297. Print. "Strict liability responsibilities." Law Teacher. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2014. .
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Krum, the court ruled that when the defendant sold ice cream to the plaintiff, he did so with the implied warranty that it was fit for human consumption, and referring to a previous case, determined that this implied warranty was necessary to the preservation of health and life (GRADUATE RESOURCE, Race v. Krum, 118 N.E., at P#2 and #4, (1918)); similarly, in Klein v. Duchess Sandwich Co., the court ruled that privity between the manufacturer and the ultimate consumer was not essential for recovery of damages as this recovery would not impose a greater burden on the manufacturer or on the immediate seller of the food than it would be if the original purchaser had been injured (GRADUATE RESOURCE, Klein v. Duchess Sandwich Co., Ltd., 14 Cal.2d 272 (S.F. No. 16626., at Pgs. 13-14
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...iry. All these actions suggest that the plaintiff was capable of understanding what he was doing. The plaintiff had actual knowledge of the risk and voluntarily accepted the risk through his conduct. Therefore, the defendant’s defence of assumption of the risk succeeded.
The case study in regards to the obligation made to the store for the product falls in the realm of promissory estoppel. This is the one exception to the rule requiring consideration, the legal enforcement of an otherwise unenforceable contract due to a party’s detrimental reliance on the contract. Promissory estoppel occurs when three conditions are met and in this case and tin this case all three were met:
In conclusion, Mitchie will not be able to prove that Blizzard Resorts Inc. owed him the duty of care cause he voluntary assumed the risk after proceeding at his own will therefore Blizzards Resorts will likely not be responsible of the liability of Mitchie for injury or loss suffered to their premises as only 3 out of the 4 elements were proven in a negligence cause of
On the 1st of October in the year 2017, the defendant, in this case, the supermarket was found liable for the case Susan injury in the supermarket's premises. The hip injury on Susan’s hip which was a result of the slipping over a squashed banana. The presence of the squashed banana in the premises was an outright sign of negligence and recklessness by the supermarket's staff. (Damage law)
W.R. Grace, the company that contaminated the water, is guilty of negligence. The company failed to take reasonable care to protect the community of Woburn from harm. I personally see three main elements of negligence in this court case. The elements are duty, proximate cause, and damages.
To succeed in this case, Silton's attorney must prove all four elements of negligence. The first element of negligence is known as the duty. It means the Jumpin NightClub owned a duty of care to the plaintiff (Silton) (Miller & Cross, ch. 5-4). The second element of negligence is known as the breach. It means the Jumpin NightClub breached that duty (Miller & Cross, ch. 5-4). The third element of negligence is known as the causation. It means the Jumpin NightClub's breach caused the plaintiff's injury (Silton's injury) (Miller & Cross, ch. 5-4). The fourth element of negligence is known as the damages. It means the plaintiff (Silton) suffered a legally recognizable injury (Miller & Cross, ch. 5-4). Based on the case, Silton was in the club,
According to the facts in this case, Walkovszky was hit by a cab four years ago in New York and the cab was negligently operated by defendant Marches. The defendant Carlton, who is being sued, owned and ran the cab company in which he set up ten corporations, including Seon. Each of the corporations had two cabs registered in its name. The minimum automobile liability insurance required by the law was $10,000. According to the opinion of the court the plaintiff asserted that he is also ?entitled to hold their stock holder personally liable for damages, because multiple corporate structures constitutes an unlawful attempt to defraud the general member of the public.?
In discussing negligent failure to discipline and explaining how Criminal Justice agencies can limit their liability. In order to discuss negligent failure to discipline, you have to understand what negligent failure means. Negligent failure is not taking care of someone or something, the result of which is harm to that person or thing. Negligent is failure to exercise the care toward others which a reasonable or prudent person would do in the circumstances, or taking action which such a reasonable person would not. Negligence is accidental as distinguished from intentional torts or from crimes, but a crime can also constitute negligence, such as reckless driving.
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