American law of products liability

by Robert D. Hursh

Publisher: Lawyers Cooperative Pub. Co. in Rochester, N.Y

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Other titlesHursh on products liability.
Statementby Robert D. Hursh and Henry J. Bailey.
ContributionsBailey, Henry J., 1916-
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Pagination6 v.
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Topics include misrepresentation and warranty law, defects and reasonableness, cause-in-fact Format: Hardcover. ABA Fundamentals: Products Liability Law is a careful and comprehensible look through the often tempestuous background of this body of law, demonstrating how each doctrine relates to the political, economic, and historical context in which the law operates.

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Travers, Robert D. Hursh, Carolyn Bower Snippet view - American law of products liability 3d, Volume 4. Editorial Reviews. This Restatement, which deals with the liability of commercial product sellers and distributors for harm caused by their products, was the first segment to be completed of the Institute's long-term undertaking to revise and update the Restatement Second of Torts.

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Effectively, consumers must pay a tax on products that supports a compara-tively inefficient and administratively cumbersome litigation industry.6 InCited by: 6. The Products Liability Law Reporter features verdicts, settlements, and court decisions in the field of products liability; reports of government regulatory actions and product recalls; articles by practitioners; and links to recent articles published in the media and scholarly ibers are automatically enrolled in the Products Liability Section.

Products Liability is a field of tort law which concerns the responsibility of the manufacturer or vendor of a product to ensure that products are safe and do not cause injury.

Products subjected to liability include all consumer goods, medical devices, commercial/personal vehicles, aircraft and consumable goods such as food and prescription. Products liability is “[a] manufacturer's or seller's tort liability for any damages or injuries suffered by a buyer, user, or bystander as a result of a defective product.

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The American Law Institute (ALI) included rules pertaining to products liability in the Restatement (Second) of Torts, which was officially promulgated in AND DESIGN DEFECTIVENESS IN AMERICAN PRODUCTS LIABILITY LAW INTRODUCTION In Maythe American Law Institute (A.L.I.) adopted Tentative Draft No. 2 of the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability.

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