Reading: (CU1 M3) Strict Liability
The law recognizes that some torts require holding persons liable for their acts, even when they have exercised reasonable care. How could this be? Note the various situations in which persons are held to strict liability. Do you agree that these situations require a stricter level of accountability? For businesses that engage in the manufacture or sale of goods, product liability has emerged as an important area of business law. Pay particular attention to this discussion.
Please read The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business: “Chapter 7: Section 3: Strict Liability” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (PDF)