Owenas Products Liability in a Nutshell provides an overview of products liability law, organizing and explaining the essential history, developments, policies, and tensions of this field of law succinctly yet comprehensively. An abridgment of the author's acclaimed Hornbook treatise, this short work examines classic and recent cases and other developments in products liability law, including: Theories of liability Definitions and proof of product defects Standards for expert testimony The assault on strict liability by the state-of-the-art doctrine Federal preemption and other defenses Restatement of the Law (3d) Torts, Products LiabilityControl problems in the Corvair, publicized by Ralph Nader in the 1960s in Unsafe at Any Speed, is one example. ... 1980s; the Suzuki Samurai, Ford Bronco II, and other SUVs in the 1980s and 1990s; and the Ford Explorer in the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... 2002) (1993 Isuzu Rodeo rolled over). ... 1999) ( transmission).
|Title||:||Owen's Products Liability in a Nutshell, 8th|
|Publisher||:||West Academic - 2008-10-08|