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Preparation of a Product Liability Case, Third Edition

Preparation of a Product Liability Case, Third Edition

By Scott Baldwin, Francis H. Hare, Jr., Francis E. McGovern
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Overview
The Preparation of a Product Liability Case offers substantive analysis and practical, expert guidance on analyzing theories of liability, conducting pre-trial discovery and discovery of particular information, introducing crucial evidence, and planning litigation strategies.

You'll find all the hands-on guidance you need to tackle such essential aspects of the product liability litigation process as:

  • Strict liability, including the design defect, manufacturing defect, and marketing defect theories
  • Failure to warn
  • Breach of warranty
  • Admissibility of remedial measures
  • Defenses, including alteration of the product, compliance with government standards, and open and obvious defects
  • Investigating and preparing a product liability action Helpful practice guides include numerous checklists and sample forms, as well as appendices of interrogatories, sample jury charges, and safety briefs in specific types of cases.
  • Last Updated 07/02/2018
    Update Frequency Updated annually
    Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
    ISBN 9780735501454
    SKU 10044959-7777
    Table of Contents
      PART I OVERVIEW OF A PRODUCT LIABILITY CASE
      Chapter 1: Overview of the Law of Product Liability
      Chapter 2 : Strict Liability
      Chapter 3 : Negligence
      Chapter 4 : Breach of Warranty
      Chapter 5 : Evidentiary Problems

      PART II THE PLAINTIFF PREPARES
      Chapter 6: Plaintiff's Investigation and Preparation of the Case
      Chapter 7 : Plaintiff's Discovery
      Chapter 8 : Overview of Pretrial Discovery
      Chapter 9 : Plaintiff's Guide to Discovery of Particular Information

      PART III THE DEFENDANT PREPARES
      Chapter 10: Defendant's Investigation and Preparation
      Chapter 11: Defendant's Discovery

      Appendices
      A list of litigation management services located in the U.S.
      A list of providers of search capabilities for technical literature
      A sample jury charge
      A sample first set of interrogatories in a vehicle rollover case
      A sample pattern product liability interrogatory for general use by the plaintiff
      A safety brief: Anatomy of a Vehicle Rollover Case
      A safety brief/litigation planning: All Terrain Vehicle(ATV) Litigation
      A safety brief/technical and regulatory analysis: Occupant Restraint Litigation (seat belts and air bags)
      A safety brief: overview of defective firearm litigation
      Table of Cases
      Table of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
      Table of Federal Rules of Evidence

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