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Ch 19: Product Liability and Consumer Protection: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Product Liability and Consumer Protection chapter of this Introductory Business Law Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about product liability and consumer protection. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the laws, services and rights involving product liability and consumer protection required in a typical introductory business law course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other introductory business law work.
  • Identify the product liability and consumer protection concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our introductory business law tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn product liability and consumer protection and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding defective product liability, credit protection, unfair competition or any other product liability and consumer protection topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their business learning
  • Prefer learning business visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their product liability and consumer protection unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in introductory business law
  • Don't have access to their business teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning product liability and consumer protection simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live business law tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn product liability and consumer protection on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the purpose for product liability and consumer protection.
  • Identify the three types of defects: manufacturing, design and inadequate warning.
  • Study liability based on negligence, strict liability and intentional tort.
  • Learn about the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection and the laws designed to protect individuals seeking credit.
  • Discover the three components of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act that are designed to protect consumers' personal information.
  • Discuss unfair competition, trademark infringement, trade secrets and fair and deceptive advertising.

6 Lessons in Chapter 19: Product Liability and Consumer Protection: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws & Rights

1. What Is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws & Rights

The laws that establish consumer rights in business practices fall under the umbrella of consumer protection. Learn how the Federal Trace Commission enforces consumer protection laws, and discover the principles of product liability by exploring a famous case example, Escola vs Coca-Cola.

Defective Products Liability

2. Defective Products Liability

When companies produce defective products, they can be held liable. Learn about defective products liability, the three types of defects, design flaws, and manufacturing defects. Review cases to understand what can happen when a company fails to warn consumers about product defects.

What Is Product Liability? - Definition & Laws

3. What Is Product Liability? - Definition & Laws

Product liability refers to the legal responsibility of a business if it produces and/or sells a faulty good or service. Explore the definition and three different theories of product liability: breach of warranty, negligence, and strict liability.

What Is Credit Protection? - Laws & Services

4. What Is Credit Protection? - Laws & Services

Credit protection refers to the laws and services that strive to protect consumers from circumstances, including predatory creditors as well as personal issues like unemployment, that can lead to credit problems. Learn about the laws and services that comprise credit protection, and explore the roles of the Bureau of Consumer Protection and credit protection laws.

What Is Privacy Protection? - Laws & Rights

5. What Is Privacy Protection? - Laws & Rights

Financial privacy protection is a collection of laws and regulations that protect the privacy of the consumer's information. This lesson unpacks that definition further, explores the laws put into place to offer that protection, and discusses the rights of consumers.

Unfair Competition: Methods, Elements & Laws

6. Unfair Competition: Methods, Elements & Laws

The term unfair competition encompasses a tort, or action taken by businesses and individuals intentionally that cause economic injury to another business. Explore elements of unfair competition, methods of deceptive advertising, and laws that govern the modern economy.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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