The Strict Liability Theory

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The Strict Liability Theory Introduction Strict Liability in simplistic terms can imply an individual or company being liable for their deeds, conducts and outcomes that result in damages to others. A personal complaint of injury for a strict liability case is not as a consequence of a foreplanned action or careless deed (Boatright, 2012). The respondent's action should have triggered strict liability and that the complainant suffered harm. In fact, one cannot understand what strict liability in the criminal law means, in the same token understand why it is considered unorthodox and morally dyslogistic. The respondent's responsibility and blameworthiness, or mental fault should be evaluated and, more particularly, the usual relevance…show more content…
Lastly, the owner knew or should have recognized the animal’s specific solicitude (Alabama injury law advisor, 2009). In a case involving a domestic animal, the owner is most certainly liable only if he has prior knowledge that his animal has dangerous behaviors and mannerisms. The “First bite” rule states that the owner is accountable for the second occasion that his animal bites somebody, but not the first instance it bites. Aberrantly Dangerous Activity Strict liability is a certainty for all such activities that involve more or less so substantial risk of harm in their functionality and performance. If the respondent engages in any array of activities and fortuitously and non-negligently causes harm to the complainant, he or she is strictly liable. Must be remembered, this is subject to a few limitations that are beyond the jurisdiction of Strict Liability Theory. Essentially, abnormally dangerous activities include all activities related to nuclear reactors, explosives, crop spraying and many others (Cantú, 2002). At present, for ascertaining the extent to which an activity is abnormally dangerous, the courts focus their emphasis on the following factors. Firstly, the high degree of risk of harm to person or property. Secondly, the attributable gravity of the damage to the activity and whether a party responsible cannot perform the activity with complete safety. Moreover, the limits to which the activity is
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