This hornbook delves into the expanding field of products liability law. It focuses on the major issues of products liability law, addressing them in a clear, comprehensive manner. The book starts out with introductory discussions on the nature and history of the law in the United States and abroad. It proceeds with detailed inquiries into the theories of liability, product defectiveness, causation and defenses. The book ends with a focus on selected issues, including punitive damages.2000) (N.Y. law) (airbag, said in ownera#39;s manual to deploy in 9-14 mph collisions, failed to deploy in 24 mph collision, causing disfigurement); Pruitt v. ... American Honda Motor Co., 529 U.S. 861, 886 (2000) (Stevens, J., dissenting) (citing 49 U.S.C. As 30127; 49 C.F.R. As 571.208, S18.104.22.168 (1998)). 80. ... Audi-NSU-Auto Union AG, 567 A.2d 312 (Pa. ... 1997) (express preemption). issue and, in Geier v .
|Title||:||Products Liability Law|
|Author||:||David G. Owen|
|Publisher||:||West Group - 2005|