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Products Liability in a Nutshell

by Jerry J. Phillips
Format
Book
Published
St. Paul, Minn. : West Pub. Co., 1993.
Edition
4th ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Products liability
Series
Nutshell Series
ISBN
031402252X, 9780314022523
Contents
  • Definition and scope
  • What is a product
  • What is a defect
  • In general
  • Types of deect and their interralation
  • Conceptual standards for determining defectiveness
  • Defect and unreasonable danger
  • The relation of defect to causes of action
  • what is a sale
  • The causes of action and damages
  • Historical evolution-the breakdown of privity
  • Negligence
  • Statutory violation
  • Reckless misconduct, concealment and deceit
  • Strict liability
  • Implied obligations
  • Misrepresentation
  • Overlapping bases of liability
  • Damages
  • Emotional distress
  • Joing and several liability
  • The parties
  • Plaintiffs
  • Defendant sellers of new products
  • Manufacturers
  • Middlemen and retailers
  • Defendant used-products sellers
  • defendant successors corperations of products sellers
  • Defendant lessors, bailors, and licensors of products
  • Defedant employer-suppliers of products
  • Defendant providers of services
  • Defendant providers of services-continues
  • Representational conduct
  • Professional services
  • Pure service transactions.
  • Defendant real estate suppliers
  • Builder vendors
  • Lessors
  • Occupiers of premises
  • Contribution and indemnity
  • Wher grounds of liability differ
  • The effect of settlements
  • Factors affecting choice of remedies, jurisdiction, and procedure
  • Reliance
  • Disclaimers and limitations of remedies
  • Gneral requirements
  • As affected by the claims asserted
  • Scope and effect of disclaimers
  • Recovery of solely economic loss
  • The rule and its rationale
  • Definitions of solely economic loss
  • Exceptions to the rule
  • Notice of breach
  • Wrongful death
  • Procedural considerations
  • Jurisdiction
  • Inconsistent verdicts and erroneous instructions
  • Res judicata
  • Choice of law
  • Statutory ocmpliance
  • Contract specifications defense
  • Nongovernment specifications
  • Government specifications
  • Statutes of limitations
  • the appplicable statue
  • Date of accrual
  • Tolling exceptions
  • Constitutional questions
  • Statutory retrenchments
  • Production and design defects
  • Production defects
  • Design defects
  • the theory of liability
  • Polycentricity
  • The relation of design and warning defects.
  • Obviousness of danger
  • Crashworthiness
  • Inadequate warnings and instructions, and misrepresentations
  • Warnings and instructions
  • The standard of liability
  • Person to be reached
  • Countervailing representations
  • Post-sale duties to warn
  • Allergic users
  • Problems of proof
  • Cause-in-fact
  • Several possible causes
  • Proximate cause and foreseeability
  • Misuse
  • Alteration
  • Plaintiff misconduct, and comparative fault
  • The types of misconduct
  • The effect of plaintiff misconduct in strict liability (without comparative fault)
  • Comaprative fault
  • Subsequent remedial measures
  • Miscellaneous problems of proof
  • Spoliation
  • Expert testimony
  • State of the art and industry custom
  • Codes, reports, and technical literature
  • Discovery.
Description
xiv, xlvii, 322 pages ; 19 cm.
Notes
  • Spine title: Productsliability.
  • Includes index.
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