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Please help to answer the questions using the case (file attached), based on the following criteria:

1. Evaluate the statutory provisions on buyer's and seller's remedies
2. Apply product liability statutory provisions

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1. Maggie is entitled to bring a legal action against Thunderbolt & Lightning for selling her a defective tumble dryer. It will not matter that she purchased the goods for sale. A sale is simply a promotional tool to increase the sale of a product. The loss caused to Maggie is either because of manufacturing defect or design defect and she can bring action against manufacturer, distributors, suppliers, or retailers. This right is protected by Section 2 of the Restatement (Third) of Torts. She can bring legal action against Thunderbolt & Lightning. (See: Barker v. Lull Engineering)

2. Charlie can pursue legal action because of injuries that he has suffered. He was in the house when the fire happened. He was taken to hospital and was diagnosed as suffering from serious smoke ...

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