xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Concise hornbook series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Preface Introduction Julian Felipe's case From old to new : a primer on the rise of product liability Threshold issues for modern products liability "Non-strict" theories of products liability "Strict liability" : who may sue whom? The plantiff's case : strict liability for manufacturing defects The plantiff's case : strict liability for design defects The plantiff's case : strict liability for informational defects The plantiff's case : causation The defendant's case : affirmative defenses to defective claims The defendant's case : causation and other people's behavior The defendant's case : other affirmative defenses Damages Special types of product litigation : toxic substances and class actions The defendant's case : federal jurisdiction Alternative approaches to ensuring product safety.
KF1296 .K73 2019
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing,