Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included.
The most frequently cited and respected authority in the field. Covers every facet of the law, including:
Parties liable: manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, middlemen, repairers, advertisers, and government
Theories of liability: negligence, strict liability in tort, breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty and fraud
Statute of limitations, conflict of law, indemnity and contribution, class actions, multi-district litigation, defenses, insurance, European draft legislation, state legislation, UPLA
Newly emerging topics: vaccines; government contract defense; human factors in products liability; proposed federal products liability legislation; manufacturer's criminal liability; products liability and bankruptcy; liability of successor corporations and product line liability
Discusses over 700 different products and product categories and provides a unique Table of Cases by product.
Products Liability also delivers:
State products liability legislation and statutory references
A volume on design and product safety engineering
Relevant Senate and House Committee Reports
Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability (Proposed Final Draft)
Federal pre-emption of airbag claims
First published 1960. Also available in print and on CD-ROM.