Compensation for Bystander Injuries in Strict Products Liability

  • Richard J. Hunter Stillman School of Business Seton Hall University
Keywords: bystanders, negligence, warranty, fraud, strict liability


This article will consider issues relating to the responsibility of sellers and others who furnish defective products for injuries to bystanders in the context of strict products liability. The article builds upon prior research in delineating the origin and nature of products liability litigation, the theories of recovery for injuries, and the nature of damages caused by defective products, and the development of strict product liability in tort.

Author Biography

Richard J. Hunter, Stillman School of Business Seton Hall University

Professor of Legal Studies

Department of Economics and Legal Studies



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