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1. What Is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws & Rights
Consumer protection refers to the laws and other forms of government regulation designed to protect consumers. One form of consumer protection is product liability. This lesson explains consumer protection and product liability.
2. Defective Products Liability
Businesses are held responsible when their products are defective. There are three types of possible product liability defects. This lesson explains the three possible types of defects for which businesses can be liable.
3. What Is Product Liability? - Definition & Laws
Businesses are held responsible when their products are defective, known as product liability. Liability can be based on one or more of three theories: Breach of warranty, negligence, and strict liability. This lesson explains these three theories.
4. What Is Credit Protection? - Laws & Services
Credit protection is a form of consumer protection that is designed to help preserve credit health for both individuals and businesses. This lesson discusses the laws and services involved in credit protection as well as the FTC's role.
5. What Is Privacy Protection? - Laws & Rights
Financial privacy protection is a form of consumer protection. It's designed to protect consumer information held by financial institutions. This lesson discusses financial privacy protection and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
6. Unfair Competition: Methods, Elements & Laws
Unfair competition refers to several different types of intentional torts that cause economic injury to another person's business. These torts are various forms of deceptive business practices. This lesson explains unfair competition.
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