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Fault Tree Analysis

The Amoco Cadiz

 

Types of Product Liability

Design Defects

The DC-10 Cargo Door

Manufacturing Defects

Hill v James Crowe (Cases) Ltd [1978] 1 A11 ER 812

Marketing Defects and Warnings

French v Olau Line (UK) Ltd

 

Theories of Product Liability

Negligence

MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.

Strict Liability

Greenman v. Yuba Power Products Inc

Express Warranty

Baxter v. Ford Motor Co

From Negligence to Strict Liability

Escola v Coca-Cola Bottling

 

Last updated on 28 MAR 2010