SmartTalk,Inc.,makes and markets cell phones and related accessories.When problems develop with SmartTalk products or sales,the company may be liable in product liability for any of the following except
A) a manufacturing defect.
B) a design defect.
C) an inadequate warning.
D) an ineffective marketing plan.
Wideload,Inc.,makes,sells,and leases trucks,trailers,and other moving and hauling equipment for consumer use.Verna files a product liability suit against Wideload,alleging a design defect.In deciding whether to hold the maker liable,the court may consider
A) the assumptions of Wideload.
B) the identity of Wideload's owner.
C) the intentions of Wideload.
D) the expectations of the ordinary consumer.
In making and marketing tools and other do-it-yourself home maintenance products,Do-It-Rite Corporation,like other sellers,is required to take precautions against
A) every conceivable misuse of a product.
B) only foreseeable misuses of a product.
C) no misuses of a product.
D) only obvious misuses of a product.
Sea & Sail Corporation makes boats and boating supplies.Theresa files a product liability suit against Sea & Sail,alleging a design defect.In deciding whether to hold the boat maker liable,the court may consider an available alternative design based on the design's
A) popularity among industrial designers.
B) attractiveness to consumers.
D) effect on the product.