General Instructions for Learning Activities

PLEASE READ “essential information about this course” before proceeding – this is essential.  


General Instructions for Learning Activities   

Read/watch all assigned materials listed for the week in Overview above

Use only assigned materials to complete Learning Activities; please do not use the internet unless otherwise instructed

Include in-text citations and a Reference List for in-text citations in APA format

Write in correct, complete sentences, in paragraph format unless otherwise instructed

Refer to course materials, cases, and/or statutes to support conclusions in discussion postings.

· Use in text citations and a References list for Part 1 using APA format

· Please do not use any direct quotations; summarize/paraphrase information from all resources as this demonstrates understanding of the information and its application


Introductory Sentence:  Begin with an introductory sentence or brief paragraph that states your conclusion to the questions asked  (Please read writing introductory sentences)

Concluding Sentence:  End the discussion with a concluding sentence or a brief paragraph that summarizes your conclusion/what you discussed (Please read writing concluding sentences)


Support Arguments and Positions:   Please refer to the module in Content, “How to Support Arguments and Positions” (Please read writing supporting argument)


Support all conclusions in detail, specifically, in depth, and with reference to relevant assigned course materials using APA citation format

Label all parts of assignment

Use correct, complete sentences in paragraph format

Submit Learning Activities to Assignment Folder

Review Content modules:

· Writing Introductory Sentences and Paragraphs

· Writing Concluding Paragraphs

· How to Support Arguments and Positions



Each Part need its own introduction and conclusion


Part 1


Background Facts You Need To Know:  TLG has scheduled another meeting with the Viral Clean (“Clean”) owners to further discuss the risks and liabilities of tort law.  This meeting will focus specifically and only on product liability.

Winnie and Ralph asked you to participate in the Clean meeting and be prepared to discuss specific product liability risks related to Clean’s use and resale of EPI cleaning products. EPI is a manufacturer of environmentally friendly products.



Report You Need To Prepare: Write a summary report addressing the following questions to use as a basis for discussion in Clean’s meeting with TLG and to educate Clean’s owners about potential risks and liabilities under product liability law.  Your report must focus only on product liability law.


A. Identify and explain the possible liabilities claims (EXCEPT omit warranty liabilities)  Clean could face under product liability law for reselling EPI cleaning products directly to customers from its public place of business. 

B. Recommend specific actions that Clean could take to reduce its liabilities under product liability law for reselling EPI cleaning products


DO NOT discuss the warranties liabilities Clean could face, Warranties will be addressed in the Discussion this week.


Tips for Formatting Report: The report should use the following format



TO:              Winnie James, Ralph Anders

FROM:         (your name)


RE:              EPI and Clean Product Liability





Part 2

Background/Facts:  During a monthly Lunch and Learn Seminar at TLG offices, all TLG business consultants are discussing various client cases.  During the discussion of Clean’s new business, the group discusses the following questions:

(1) What is the difference between the implied warranty of merchantability and the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose?

(2) Analyze and explain specifically how and why Clean could be sued for breach of implied warranty of merchantability for using EPI cleaning products to clean Clean’s clients’ commercial property.