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Published: 20 May 2020

1,040 Pages


ISBN: 9780199679232

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A new practitioner law publication

Product Liability

Third Edition

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard S Goldberg

  • The only book to provide 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:

  • Fully updated to address significant developments in product liability law, in Europe, North America, and the Commonwealth countries since 2004 and to take account of major ECJ decisions in the area
  • Improved transnational and international coverage supported by an enhanced comparative assessment between English law and the USA, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada
  • Extended coverage of causation and expert evidence
  • Practical, in-depth, analysis of private international law issues involving problems of jurisdiction, choice of law, and the enforcement of judgments

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