Products Liability and Safety / Edition 3

Products Liability and Safety / Edition 3

by David G. Owen, John E. Montgomery, W. Page Keaton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566623413

ISBN-13: 9781566623414

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Foundation Press, Incorporated, The

The new edition of this classic casebook continues its long tradition of sensitively exploring products liability law and theory. The Sixth Edition includes significant new materials on such topics as design defects, warning defects, special issues on causation, federal preemption (including Wyeth v. Levine on pharmaceutical preemption), toxic substances (including

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Overview

The new edition of this classic casebook continues its long tradition of sensitively exploring products liability law and theory. The Sixth Edition includes significant new materials on such topics as design defects, warning defects, special issues on causation, federal preemption (including Wyeth v. Levine on pharmaceutical preemption), toxic substances (including important new material on medical monitoring), and punitive damages (including Philip Morris v. Williams). Daubert issues and the Products Liability Restatement are integrated throughout.

Previous editions of this classic casebook have been adopted at over 100 law schools such as Harvard, Yale, Penn, NYU, Michigan, Duke, Georgetown, and Texas.

Statutory Supplement and Teacher’s Manual are also available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566623414
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1105
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.75(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter  1.   An Introduction to Products Liability and Safety Law
Chapter  2.   Negligence
Chapter  3.   Tortious Misrepresentation
Chapter  4.   Warranty
Chapter  5.   Strict Liability in Tort
Chapter  6.   Tests of Defectiveness
Chapter  7.   Types of Defect
Chapter  8.   Regulating Defectiveness
Chapter  9.   Limiting Defectiveness: User Choice
Chapter 10.  Limiting Defectiveness: Passage of Time
Chapter 11.  Cause in Fact
Chapter 12.  Proximate Cause
Chapter 13.  Defenses Based on Plaintiff's Conduct
Chapter 14.  Damages
Chapter 15.  Special types of Defendants
Chapter 16.  Special types of Products and Transactions
Chapter 17.  Special Issues in Automotive Litigation
Chapter 18.  Special Issues in Toxic Substance Litigation
Chapter 19.  "Crisis" and "Reform"

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