When Products Kill: Litigation and Regulatory Responses

    By James T O'Reilly and Thomas G Neltner

    When Products Kill: Litigation and Regulatory Responses

    When Products Kill: Litigation and Regulatory Responses

    By James T O'Reilly and Thomas G Neltner

    Fatal accidents often lead to litigation, and attorneys involved in this type of litigation, in order to succeed in representing their clients, need to understand what information is available about the product associated with the death and what the product regulatory agency does or could do about the allegations that the product has caused a death.

    When Products Kill: Litigation and Regulatory Responses

    By James T O'Reilly and Thomas G Neltner

    When Products Kill: Litigation and Regulatory Responses

    When Products Kill: Litigation and Regulatory Responses

    By James T O'Reilly and Thomas G Neltner

    Fatal accidents often lead to litigation, and attorneys involved in this type of litigation, in order to succeed in representing their clients, need to understand what information is available about the product associated with the death and what the product regulatory agency does or could do about the allegations that the product has caused a death.
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    This book is for the attorney who represents either a client who is a victim of a product-related accident or a manufacturer. Part I reviews the basics of product liability law, and how they relate to a potential lawsuit involving a fatality. Part II provides guidance to key federal agencies and their regulatory and nonregulatory programs responsible for preventing specific types of accidents. Part III provides strategies for pursuing or defending a case.

    Topics covered include:

    • Assessing the case
    • Responsible parties and jurisdiction
    • Settling a fatal accident case
    • Motor vehicle deaths
    • Recreational aircraft and vessel deaths
    • Food-related deaths
    • Prescription drug-related deaths
    • Medical device-related deaths
    • Pesticide-related deaths
    • Strategies for success

    Product Details

    Sponsors

    Section of Litigation

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781634256599

    Page Count

    309

    Product Code

    5310452

    Trim Size

    6x9 Paperback

    Publication Date

    11/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

    Sponsors

    Section of Litigation

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781634256605

    Page Count

    309

    Product Code

    5310452EBK

    Trim Size

    6x9

    Publication Date

    11/13/2016 12:00:00 AM