Pennsylvania Products Liability

Pennsylvania Products Liability provides an authoritative and comprehensive review of Pennsylvania product liability law. This area of law has undergone dramatic changes in recent years with the federal and state courts in Pennsylvania split between the application of the Second and Third Restatements. This book addresses the implications of this important issue and provides thorough analysis of the essential concepts and guidance on what the law is and where it may be headed.
Publisher: ALM

Select a format

Print:BOOK
6th Edition
ISBN: 9781588525949
In Stock
Price
$419.00

Sold and shipped by ALM

eBook:epub
6th Edition
ISBN: 9781588526038
In Stock
Price
$279.00
Best value
QTY
International Order Inquiry

Product description

View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature

Pennsylvania Products Liability provides an authoritative and comprehensive review of Pennsylvania product liability law. This area of law has undergone dramatic changes in recent years with the federal and state courts in Pennsylvania split between the application of the Second and Third Restatements. This book addresses the implications of this important issue and provides thorough analysis of the essential concepts and guidance on what the law is and where it may be headed.

Chapters include:

•  History of Products Liability Law
•  The Rise and Fall of The Second Restatement of Torts
•  The Rise (and Demise) of Restatement (Third) of Torts
•  Post-Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc.
•  The Restatements in Practice
•  Strict Liability Concepts
•  Breach of Warranty
•  Negligence
•  Manufacturing and Design Defects
•  Warning Defects
•  Compensatory Damages
•  Punitive Damages
•  Indemnity, Contribution and Apportionment
•  Jurisdiction, Venue and Related Principles
•  Discovery Process
•  Evidence in Products Liability Litigation
•  Expert Evidence and Products Liability
•  Automotive Product Liability Law
•  Federal Preemption
•  Food, Drugs and Medical Devices
•  Recalls

eBooks, CDs, downloadable content, and software purchases are non-cancellable, nonrefundable and nonreturnable. Click here for more information about LexisNexis eBooks. The eBook versions of this title may feature links to Lexis+™ for further legal research options. A valid subscription to Lexis+™ is required to access this content.

 

Table of contents

Chapter 1: History of Products Liability Law
Chapter 2: The Rise and Fall of The Second Restatement of Torts
Chapter 3: The Rise (and Demise) of Restatement (Third) of Torts
Chapter 4: Post-Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc.—The (Pennsylvania Products Liability Law) Saga Continues
Chapter 5: The Restatements in Practice
Chapter 6: Strict Liability Concepts
Chapter 7: Breach of Warranty
Chapter 8: Negligence
Chapter 9: Manufacturing and Design Defects
Chapter 10: Warning Defects
Chapter 11: Compensatory Damages
Chapter 12: Punitive Damages
Chapter 13: Indemnity, Contribution and Apportionment
Chapter 14: Jurisdiction, Venue and Related Principles
Chapter 15: Discovery Process
Chapter 16: Evidence in Products Liability Litigation
Chapter 17: Expert Evidence and Products Liability
Chapter 18: Automotive Product Liability Law (Lemon Law)
Chapter 19: Federal Preemption
Chapter 20: Food, Drugs and Rock and Roll … or Medical Devices (Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow)
Chapter 21: Recalls
Table of Cases
Index