Recent developments in products liability law in the USA

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Abstract

The author shows that, after the great evolution of U.S. product liability law in the seventies, a backlash was inevitable. These restrictions are demonstrated by reference to state statutes, court decisions, court procedures, and theories. The author argues that lobbying of powerful interest groups eventually was responsible for stopping and even reversing the expansion of products liability law.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-33
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Consumer Policy
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Economics and Econometrics

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