This book 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 Professor Owenas acclaimed hornbook treatise, this short work examines classic and recent case 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; and the Restatement of the Law of Torts, Third: Products Liability.Such litigation resulted from the relatively high center of gravity of many SUVs, combined with a narrow track width and sometimes light weight, ... Rptr. 3d 605, 610a11 (Ct. App. 2011) ... 383 (N.Y. 2014) (design and warning claims; failure to install starter interlock to prevent manual transmission car from lurching forwardanbsp;...
|Title||:||Products Liability in a Nutshell, 9th|
|Publisher||:||West Academic - 2014-12-23|