Products Liability Law

Products Liability Law

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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.1986), where two eight-year-old children were injured when they rode a Honda mini-trail bike through a stop sign and into a truck on a public road. A warning attached to the bike conspicuously stated that the bike was sold only for off-road use. The plaintiffsa#39; As 402B claim relied upon assertions in the ownera#39;s manual which stated that the bike could be equipped with a throttle control device that couldanbsp;...

Title:Products Liability Law
Author:David G. Owen
Publisher:West Group - 2005


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