Is there any other possibility for Personal Injury liability if negligence can not be proven?
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Yes, there are cases where persons or companies may be "strictly liable" even if they have not acted with wrongful intent or acted negligently. In these cases, injuries may occur from accidents relating to defective or unpredictably dangerous products. Another instance is when the liable party participates in various actions, such as storing or using explosives and/or other dangerous substances, or by keeping dangerous animals. In these cases, responsible parties can be held strictly liable for harm caused to others due to such activities. Strict liability is imposed on those conducting such activities because the activities pose an undue risk of harm. This means that anyone responsible in conducting these activities does so at their own risk because they are liable if someone is harmed, making them accountable.