Products Liability in a Nutshell

Products Liability in a Nutshell

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Fast, reliable source on products liability. This authoritative summary shows how a rule is applied and its rationale; addresses procedure and strategy questions; and discusses common-sense issues. In addition, this text covers the definition and scope of products liability; causes of action; damages; remedies; jurisdiction; production and design defects; inadequate warnings and instructions; misrepresentation; and problems of proof.Ford Motor Co. (7th Cir. 2000) (Ind. law) (steering); Bombard v. General Motors Corp. (N.D.N.Y. 2002) (brakes) ... Control problems in the Corvair, publicized by Ralph Nader in the 1960s in Unsafe at Any Speed, is one example. ... 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. ... Ford Motor Co. (2d Cir. 2002) (N.Y. law) (cruise control); General Motors Corp. v. Sanchez (Tex. 1999) (transmission) .

Title:Products Liability in a Nutshell
Author:David G. Owen, Jerry J. Phillips
Publisher:West Academic - 2005


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