The court rejected that argument, holding "the better rule is to apply the strict liability
test to all manufactured products without distinction as to whether the defect was caused by the design or the manufacturing.
The two preceding arguments are consistent with the actual trend among several jurisdictions to adopt strict liability
regimes in the area of product safety.
6) First, when consumers accurately perceive the risk of product failure, all three of the basic liability rules--no liability, strict liability
, and negligence--yield the efficient outcome.
18) Strict liability
offenses, however, come from a different mold.
It's possible that a decision in this case could set precedent, making future claims for strict liability
against Monsanto nearly impossible to sustain, and the ruling would most likely be the result of CFS's lack of proof.
33) Under strict liability
, the price of the risky product would reflect its level of risk, so that consumers would shift their purchases from risky products toward comparatively safe products.
89) The government requires the owner to abide by a hybrid standard of care between strict liability
These offences may properly be called offences of strict liability
In R v Wholesale Travel Group Inc, (2) rendered under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, (3) the Court was asked to determine whether this reversal of the burden of proof for strict liability
offences was not merely fair, but constitutional as well.
4) MPC policy, in other words, rejected strict liability
(5) for any element of a crime, which resulted in liability being imposed more proportionately to an actor's moral fault than was true in the common-law tradition.
45) From this perspective, a system of no liability generates the same incentives to take care and to adjust activity levels as a system of fault-based or strict liability
employers' liability would.
Tort law, by contrast, combines principles of strict liability