Background: TLG has scheduled another meeting with the GC owners to further discuss the risks and liabilities of tort law. This meeting will focus specifically and only on strict product liability.
Winnie and Ralph asked you to participate in the GC meeting and to be prepared to discuss specific strict product liability risks related to GC’s use and resale of EPI cleaning products.
Instructions: To prepare, review all assigned materials in Overview, including Instructor Notes. These materials cover strict product liability law, strict product liability claims, and parties who can be sued in strict product liability cases.
Write a summary report addressing the following questions to use as a basis for discussion in the GC meeting with TLG and to educate GC owners about potential risks and liabilities under product liability law. Your report must focus only on strict product liability law.
A. Analyze and explain specifically the possible liabilities and strict liability claims (EXCEPT omit warranty liabilities) GC could face under strict product liability law for reselling EPI cleaning products directly to customers from its public place of business.
B. Discuss in detail and explain how and why GC could face the possible liabilities identified in A. above.
DO NOT discuss the warranties liabilities GC could face as warranties will be addressed in Discussion this week.
Prepare the summary in a report, addressed to Winnie and Ralph, to be used in discussion with the GC owners.
The report should address the questions in the Instructions above. Follow the format below.
TO: Winnie James, Ralph Anders
FROM: (your name)
RE: EPI and GC Product Liability
Write in correct, complete sentences in paragraph format.