Drug Product Liability

Increase your knowledge about various theories of liability and determine the best strategy for your case with this authoritative treatise.

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•  All aspects of drugs: manufacturing, marketing, distribution, quality control, multiple prescription problems, drug identification, FDA coverage, and more
•  Responsibility of particular defendants, including manufacturers, physicians, hospitals, nurses, pharmacists
•  Detailed analysis of litigation involving many of today's most frequently prescribed drugs
•  Abstracts of medical journal articles on side effects and adverse reactions

Drug Product Liability offers detailed analysis of litigation involving many of today's frequently prescribed drugs and medical devices. You'll find in-depth discussion of the unique responsibility of each party -- manufacture, physician, hospital, nurse, and pharmacist -- and valuable perspective you can apply to your case.

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Concepts and Relationships Underlying Injuries Involving Drug or Medical Devices -- An Overview for the Practitioner
Identifying and Evaluating Injury Claims Involving Drugs and Medical Devices

Principles of Pharmacology
Drugs and Birth Defects
Basic Concepts of Medical Causation
Drug and Device Manufacturers
Drugs in the Medical Literature
FDA Regulations and Recalls
Liability for Over-the-Counter Drugs
Liability for Off-Label Use of Drugs and Medical Devices
Medical Devices
Theories of Liability
The Physician's Responsibility and Liability
Nurses' Liability
Pharmacist's Liability
Manufacturer's Liability
Liability for Intermediaries in the Chain of Distribution of Drugs and Medical Devices
Drug Litigation Experience
Diet Drugs
Insurance and Drug Product Liability Litigation
Litigating a DPT Case
Breast Implant Litigation
Trial Practice and Procedure: An Overview
Choice of Forum Problems
Discovery Plans
Interrogatory Practice
Document Production
Obtaining Records from Non-Parties
Request for Admission
Deposition Practice
Expert Witness Discovery
Protective Orders for Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Matters
Multi-Party Litigation
Multidistrict Litigation
Pretrial Procedures
Jury Selection
Opening Statement
Direct Examination
Cross Examination
Expert Testimony
Punitive Damages
Medical Records
Trade Name Locator
Generic/Chemical Name Locator
Legal Bibliography
Table of Cases