Strict Products Liability 1941, Coca-Cola

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Strict Products Liability 1941, Coca-Cola

Strict Products Liability 1941, Coca-Cola

Escola v. Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Fresno

A brief summary of the facts. In Escola’s (Plaintiff’s) hand, a bottle of Coca-Cola from the Fresno Coca-Cola Bottling Co. (Defendant) exploded. Defendant was found to be entirely responsible.

A synopsis of the Rule of Law. When an article that a manufacturer has placed on the market with the knowledge that it will be used without examination proves to have a flaw that causes human injury, the manufacturer faces absolute culpability.

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