Product Liability / Edition 2

Product Liability / Edition 2

by C. J. Miller, Richard Goldberg, R. S. Goldberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198256787

ISBN-13: 9780198256786

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This major text provides comprehensive coverage of the law of negligence and strict liability provisions as it has developed in the UK, and also contains detailed discussion of case law from other jurisdictions including the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France and Germany. Complete with detailed, authoritative discussions of issues arising in transnational

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This major text provides comprehensive coverage of the law of negligence and strict liability provisions as it has developed in the UK, and also contains detailed discussion of case law from other jurisdictions including the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France and Germany. Complete with detailed, authoritative discussions of issues arising in transnational litigation, this book provides all the necessary information for lawyers to achieve fast, effective solutions for their clients while also highlighting preventative measures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198256786
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
1066
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 7.00(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Modern Historical Outline
PART I - LIABILITY IN CONTRACT AND FOR MISREPRESENTATIONS
2. Privity
3. Express Warranties and Misrepresentations
4. Implied terms as to Correspondence with Description, Satisfactory Quality and Fitness for Purpose
5. Remedies for Breach of the Implied Terms
6. Exemption Clauses and Unfair Contract Terms
PART II - STRICT LIABILITY IN TORT
7. Introduction to Strict Product Liability
8. Products within the Strict Liability Regime
9. Persons Subject to Strict Liability
10. The Requirements of a Defect: Introductory Issues
11. Production Defects
12. Design Defects
13. Inadequate Warnings and Directions for Use
14. Defences
PART III - LIABILITY IN TORT FOR NEGLIGENCE
15. The Producers' Liability: Some Preliminary Considerations
16. The Producers' Liability: Production Defects
17. The Producers' Liability: Design Defects
18. The Producers' Liability: Inadequate Warnings and Directions for Use
19. The Producers' Liability: Proof of Negligence
20. The Liability in Tort of Persons Other Than Producers
PART IV - LIABILITY IN TORT: ISSUES COMMON TO STRICT LIABILITY AND LIABILITY IN NEGLIGENCE
21. The Types of Damage or Loss Compensated
22. Causation and Remoteness of Damage
23. Limitation Periods
PART V - CONFLICT OF LAWS

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