Warranties and Product Liability

Learning Objectives

After studying this module, you should be able to:

Apply tort and contract theories to a product liability action

  • Negligence and fraud
  • Express warranties, implied warranties of merchantability and implied warranties of fitness
Explain the doctrine of strict product liability under § 402A
Identify the defects in manufacture, design, packaging, failure to warn or failure to provide adequate instructions in a §402A suit
List and describe defenses to product liability lawsuits and damages recoverable in such a suit
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