Assignment Week 2

Week 2 – Assignment

Negligent Tort

Visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission website. Click on “Recalls.” Choose one product that has been recalled.

Describe the product subject to recall, including the recall date, recall number, and the reason for the recall.

Analyze whether the manufacturer would be liable for negligence if the product had not been recalled and had caused harm to a consumer.

Discusses the following in relation to the product recall:

Duty of Care

Standard of Care

Breach of the Duty of Care

Actual Causation

Proximate Causation

Actual Injury

Defenses to Negligence

Analyze and apply a relevant consumer protection statute identified under “Consumer Protection” in Chapter 8 of your text in conjunction with the product recall that you have identified. Must address the topic with critical thought.

Submit a four- to five-page paper (not including title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide and must cite at least three scholarly sources in addition to the textbook

Reference

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. (www.cpsc.gov/)