Products Liability in a Nutshell

Author: Owen, David G.
Edition: 9th
Copyright Date: 2015
  • Publication Date: December 23rd, 2014
  • ISBN: 9780314268402
  • Subject: Products Liability
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This book provides an overview of products liability law, organizing and explaining the essential history, developments, policies, and tensions of this field of law succinctly yet comprehensively. An abridgment of Professor Owen’s acclaimed hornbook treatise, this short work examines classic and recent case and other developments in products liability law, including theories of liability; definitions and proof of product defects; standards for expert testimony; the assault on strict liability by the state-of-the-art doctrine; federal preemption and other defenses; and the Restatement of the Law of Torts, Third: Products Liability.