strict liability

Strict liabilty is a legal doctrine under which liability is imposed upon the party who is found strictly liable for the injuries of damages even if that party was not at fault or negligent. It is liabilty imposed without regard to fault.

On This Page

Additional Information

For example, under strict liability standards, the manufacturer or distributor of a dangerous product is liable to a person who is injured by the product, regardless of the degree of care exercised by the manufacturer or distributor in the production or sale of the product.