strict liability

Definition of "strict liability"
  1. Automatic financial responsibility for harm caused by inherently hazardous materials or activities, without needing to prove negligence
How to use "strict liability" in a sentence
  1. Because of strict liability, the company creating dangerous equipment was responsible for the injury.
  2. The farmer was held to strict liability after his horse injured a visitor.
  3. Strict liability applied when a homeowner's pet snake bit a guest.

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