Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

Products Liability


Students shall be able to

  1. describe the theories of products liability: negligence, strict liability, and tortious misrepresentation,

  2. evaluate fact situations for liability on each theory, and

  3. write a case brief.


  1. Lecture/discussion: theories of products liability

  2. Students shall read and brief Arbet v. Gussarson.

Assignments: Take notes on products liability. Click here for the online PowerPoint or click here for the actual PowerPoint file (requires PowerPoint on your computer).

Read and brief Arbet v. Gussarson on the left side of your notebook.



Monitor and adjust as needed. Grade case brief. Grade the case brief in the notebook.

TEKS involved:  6B, 6C, 6D