Toxic Torts Law / Edition 4

Toxic Torts Law / Edition 4

by Jean Macchiaroli Eggen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0314922822

ISBN-13: 9780314922823

Pub. Date: 08/25/2010

Publisher: West Academic

This work introduces the study of toxic torts and identifies the theories of liability related to both toxic products and environmental pollution. It covers special defendants, such as employers and governmental entities, workers compensation, preemption, causation and scientific evidence, and new theories of injury and damages. A chapter examines regulation of

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This work introduces the study of toxic torts and identifies the theories of liability related to both toxic products and environmental pollution. It covers special defendants, such as employers and governmental entities, workers compensation, preemption, causation and scientific evidence, and new theories of injury and damages. A chapter examines regulation of hazardous releases into the environment under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The work also addresses mass toxic torts and examines emerging actions related to nanotechnology and climate change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314922823
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
08/25/2010
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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