strict liability
noun Date: 1896 liability imposed without regard to fault

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • strict liability — Liability without fault. Goodwin v. Reilley, 1 Dist., 176 Cal.App.3d 86, 221 Cal.Rptr. 374, 376. A concept applied by the courts in product liability cases in which seller is liable for any and all defective or hazardous products which unduly… …   Black's law dictionary

  • strict liability — n. absolute liability of a manufacturer or seller of a defective product causing injury or damage, despite showing exercise of due care * * * …   Universalium

  • strict liability — n. absolute liability of a manufacturer or seller of a defective product causing injury or damage, despite showing exercise of due care …   English World dictionary

  • Strict liability — Tort law Part of the …   Wikipedia

  • strict liability — /ˌstrɪkt laɪəˈbɪləti/ (say .strikt luyuh biluhtee) noun Law liability regardless of fault, that is, by proving actus reus though not necessarily mens rea. Also, absolute liability …   Australian English dictionary

  • strict liability — noun Law liability which does not depend on actual negligence or intent to harm …   English new terms dictionary

  • strict liability — Same as absolute liability …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • strict liability — comprehensive legal obligation …   English contemporary dictionary

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