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Main Author: Geistfeld, Mark
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Wolter Kluwer Law & Business, ©2012
Series:Aspen casebook series
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Table of Contents:
  • The big picture
  • Doctrinal foundations of strict products liability
  • The substantive basis of strict products liability
  • Construction or manufacturing defects
  • Design defects
  • Warning defects
  • The relation between warnings and product design
  • Medical products and the exemption of "unavoidably unsafe" products from strict products liability
  • Products liability in the "age of statutes"
  • Factual causation
  • Scope of liability : proximate cause
  • Damages and the scope of liability as defined by the type of injury
  • Defenses based on consumer conduct
  • The scope of strict products liability as defined by the nature of the transaction
  • Bystander liability
  • Comparative products liability