Chapter 7 In The Flatworwledge

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Review the material in Chapter 7 in the FlatWorldKnowledge text. Then, go to the discussion forum for Unit 3 and engage in a dialogue with your classmates by answering the following questions:

Why do you think a society would address liability for civil wrongs separately from criminal wrongs? Should a wrongdoer be potentially liable both for, civil wrongs as well as for criminal wrongs related to the same wrongdoing?
• A civil wrong would be addressed separately from the crime wrong because crime involves society commendation and should be punished by the state while civil wrong is doing something wrong against a person thus resulting in compensation for the wronged person. However, wrong doers can liable for both civil and criminal wrong
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Sometimes people excuse the damage they cause by saying this was a mistake or that they did not mean to cause the damage. Is this a valid excuse to avoid liability for damage caused? Explain your answer.
• This is not a valid excuse to avoid liability the reason being that negligence or been carelessness should not be an excuse for an individual receiving damaged or being injured. All individuals are required to behave and act responsibly and reasonably. This entails exercising care in handling or interacting with others. The plaintiff has the right to demonstrate legally recognizable past, present and future economic, pain and suffering caused by the injuries. The defendant equally has the right to raise several rightful defences to
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A classic example of strict liability is the owner of a lion zoo or game park, It doesn’t matter how strong the cages where lions live are, if one of the lions escapes and causes damage and injury or even death, the owner is held liable. Extending strict liability to everyday products has provided product liability law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make these products available to the public are held responsible for the injuries those products cause. Thus, if the product is defective and cause harm to others, the manufacturer is liable for that, even if the manufacturer was not negligent in making the product defective. This is same with warranties every product purchased comes with warrant hence you have to keep docket so that if you find anything wrong with the product you bought, you can return it and be refunded of compensated. ”Warranties are statements by a manufacturer or seller concerning a product during a commercial transaction,” (FindLaw,
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