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Ch 19: Product Liability & Consumer Protection Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Product Liability and Consumer Protection chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about the laws, definitions and services that pertain to consumer protection and product liability. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Product Liability and Consumer Protection chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws and Rights;
Defective Products Liability
A look at laws that protect the buying public from design flaws, deceptive marketing and the like;
Three major kinds of defects that may be found in various products
Tuesday What is Product Liability? - Definition and Laws An explanation of negligence, breach of warranty and strict liability
Wednesday What is Credit Protection? - Laws and Services The many functions of the Bureau of Consumer Protection
Thursday What is Privacy Protection? - Laws and Rights Regulations that are designed to protect the personal information of consumers
Friday Unfair Competition: Methods, Elements and Laws Various forms of unfair business practices, and the laws that prohibit them

6 Lessons in Chapter 19: Product Liability & Consumer Protection Lesson Plans
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

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.

Defective Products 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.

What Is Product Liability? - Definition & Laws

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.

What Is Credit Protection? - Laws & Services

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.

What Is Privacy Protection? - Laws & Rights

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.

Unfair Competition: Methods, Elements & Laws

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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