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Published: 15 July 2004

1,176 Pages


ISBN: 9780198256786

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A new practitioner law publication

Product Liability

Second Edition

Professor C J Miller and Dr R S Goldberg

  • Provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all the major issues concerning product liability
  • Analysis of the legal requirements and responsibilities of product manufacturers and retailers allows practitioners to advise their clients on preventative measures and risk management before problems occur
  • Discusses the rights of those who are injured by defective products and the remedies available to them
  • Includes a detailed section on product liability and the conflict of laws to equip readers with the necessary tools to handle multiple jurisdiction cases which are becoming increasingly common
  • Takes into account the latest legislation and case-law from a variety of key jurisdictions, including the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, and Germany
  • Product liability is an area of growing importance internationally and the comparative approach offered by this text will ensure that practitioners can operate with confidence when dealing with cases across a wide range of jurisdictions

New to this Edition:

  • Includes coverage of the strict liability provisions of the Consumer Protection Act 1987, and many other legislative changes including: the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977; the Sale of Goods Act 1979; the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982; the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994; and the Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002.

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