Products Liability: Problems and Process, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

Products Liability: Problems and Process, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

by James A. Henderson Jr., Aaron D. Twerski, James A. Henderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735570914

ISBN-13: 9780735570917

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Products Liability: Problems and Process, Sixth Edition , is a challenging yet student-friendly and accessible book that has proven itself over time. Written by exceptional instructors who also served as the two reporters for the Restatement (Third)

Overview

Products Liability: Problems and Process, Sixth Edition , is a challenging yet student-friendly and accessible book that has proven itself over time. Written by exceptional instructors who also served as the two reporters for the Restatement (Third)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735570917
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Liability for Manufacturing Defects

Chapter 1. Manufacturers’ Strict Liability for Defect-caused Harm
Chapter 2. Assigning Responsibility Inside and Outside the Commercial Chain of Distribution
Chapter 3. Causation Post Script re Plaintiff’s Fault and Other Affirmative Defenses

Part II: Liability for Generically Dangerous Products

Chapter 4. Liability Based on Defective Design
Chapter 5. Liability for Failure to Warn
Chapter 6. Federal Preemption
Chapter 7. Affirmative Defenses
Chapter 8. Class Actions

Part III: Special Problem Areas

Chapter 9. Special Products and Product Markets
Chapter 10. Special Elements of Recovery

Part IV: Institutional Perspectives

Chapter 11. Special Features Reflecting the Fact That Most Products Defendants Are Corporations
Chapter 12. Adjusting the Liability System to the Demands of a National Economy
Chapter 13. International Perspectives on Products Liability

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