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Principles of products liability

Krauss, Michael (Michael I.), author

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  • Creator Michael I. Krauss (professor of law, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University)
  • Other Title
    • Products liability
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Third edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2019]
    • ©2019
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1640201289, 9781640201286
  • OCLC on1061820385

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • 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
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