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Owen's Hornbook on Products Liability Law

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Edition: 3rd ed., 2015
Author(s): Owen


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This Hornbook on Products Liability Law delves into the expanding field of products liability law. It focuses on the major issues of products liability law, addressing them in a clear, comprehensive manner. The book starts out with introductory discussions on the nature and history of the law in the United States and abroad. It proceeds with detailed inquiries into the theories of liability, product defectiveness, causation and defenses. The book ends with a focus on selected issues, including punitive damages.

Table of Contents includes:
Theories of Recovery: Negligence, Tortious Misrepresentation, Warranty, Strict Liability in Tort;
Product Defectiveness: Nature and Proof of Defectiveness, Manufacturing Defects, Design Defects, Warning Defects, Limitations on Defectiveness;
Causation: Cause in Fact, Proximate Cause;
Defenses: User Misconduct Defenses, Special Defenses;
Special Issues: Special Types of Defendants, Special Types of Transactions and Products, Automotive Litigation, Punitive Damages.


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Format Hardcover
Author Owen
ISBN 9780314268396
Edition 3rd ed., 2015
Publisher West