Product Liability Desk Reference: A Fifty State Compendium, 2017 Edition (Paperback)
On the front lines of product liability disputes, successful litigation planning begins with immediate access to the product liability laws of various jurisdictions--plus an understanding of the countless differences among them. That's exactly what you get with the thoroughly up-to-date and expanded edition of Product Liability Desk Reference, 2017 Edition, edited by Morton F. Daller.
Whether you represent the plaintiff or defendant, the Product Liability Desk Reference, 2017 Edition is a comprehensive resource that provides the most recent statutory and case law developments on product liability laws for each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia.
With coverage that is clear and concise, you will be able to make an initial assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of your case across jurisdictions. Practitioner-oriented, and written by leading state experts, each chapter summarizes the variants and developments particular to a specific state jurisdiction, resulting in a text that will assist you in making critical choices in product liability disputes wherever they arise.
You'll find detailed coverage of each state's standards regarding:
- Causes of action
- Statutes of limitation and repose
- Strict liability
- Breach of Warranty
- Punitive damages
- Wrongful death
- Pre- and post-judgment interest
- Employer immunity from suit
- Joint and severable liability
- Relevant statutes to product liability actions.