The Preparation of a Product Liability Case offers substantive analysis and practical, expert guidance on analyzing theories of liability, conducting pre-trial discovery and discovery of particular information, introducing crucial evidence, and planning litigation strategies. You'll find all the hands-on guidance you need to tackle such essential aspects of the product liability litigation process as: Strict liability, including the design defect, manufacturing defect, and marketing defect theories -- Failure to warn -- Breach of warranty. -- Admissibility of remedial measures -- Defenses, including alteration of the product, compliance with government standards, and open and obvious defects -- Investigating and preparing a product liability action. Helpful practice guides include numerous checklists and sample forms, as well as appendices of interrogatories, sample jury charges, and safety briefs in specific types of cases.Smart Chevrolet Co., 292 Ark. 376, 730 S.W.2d 479 ( 1987) (proof of specific defect not required); Blossman Gas Co. v. ... Ct. App. 2000) (testimony by expert on fire cause and origin supported finding that truck manufactured by defendant contained defect in ignition switch wiring that caused the wires to overheat and ... Ct.App. 1994) (The plaintiff was injured while riding on a department store escalator.
|Title||:||The Preparation of a Product Liability Case|
|Author||:||Scott Baldwin, Francis Hare, Francis E. McGovern|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 1998|