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strict liability


The parties stipulated that defendant was not negligent, but the trial court held for plaintiffs on a strict liability theory.
  law:  a doctrine in tort law that makes one person responsible for the damages caused by their actions regardless of fault
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strict liability strict product liability
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Strict liability is typically contrasted to negligence and is often discussed in relation to a defective product (including design) or lack of warning labels. The term "product liability" is short for "strict product liability."
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Associated words [difficulty]:   strict liability , mechanic’s lien [9]
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