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Public Policy and Strict Product Liability

A public policy reason for imposing strict product liability on all in the chain of distribution is:

a. These parties are able to insure against product liability costs.
b. These parties should be punished for putting dangerous products on the market.
c. Consumers should be able to choose dangerous products if they want to.
d. Negligence was making it too easy for plaintiffs to recover.

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Hi,

I chose the one that seems like the best answer, although the wording is complicated.

1. Public Policy Reason

A public policy reason for imposing strict product liability on all in the chain of distribution is:

a. These parties are able to insure against product liability costs.
b. These parties should be punished for putting dangerous products on the market.
c. Consumers should be able to choose dangerous products if they want to.
d. Negligence was making it too easy for plaintiffs to recover. ...

Solution Summary

In relation to a multiple choice question about strict product liability, this solution provides the best answer and why.

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