You work for a highly successful international manufacturer. Your boss is working with a group of clients who are located overseas and are not familiar with U.S. tort law. Your boss requests you to conduct some research on products liability. You recall from your business classes that businesses that make, sell or lease goods can be held liable for the physical harm or property damage caused by those goods to consumers, users, or bystanders.
In your report you are to include the following information:
- Identify and discuss the four (4) elements of negligence.
- Using the internet, research and analyze a legal case involving products liability.
- Discuss in detail the defenses that were raised or could have been raised.
- Provide your opinion on whether you believe it is fair to hold employers responsible for the negligent acts of their employees.