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Published by Greenwood Press in Wesport, Conn .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Products liability -- Food -- United States.

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Bibliography: p. 294-303.

Statementby Reed Dickerson.
LC ClassificationsKF1297.F6 D5 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 339 p.
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4577084M
ISBN 100837157463
LC Control Number77139130

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that 4, people were killed in the United States in consumer-product-related incidences in , and millions of people visited hospital emergency rooms from consumer-product-related injuries. shopped with his wife at a Giant Food Store. This complex products liability case is before us. Food Product Liability in Canada 5. Product recalls routinely generate litigation. The very fact of a product recall is often a triggering event for subsequent consumer litigation. Indeed, this can occur even where the recall itself may not be attributable to the conduct of the product manufacturer or distributor. In . Products liability describes a type of claim, not a separate theory of liability. Products liability has strong emotional overtones—ranging from the prolitigation position of consumer advocates to the conservative perspective of the manufacturers. The book provides a history and overview of products liability from the perspective of someone that believes that negligence should be the only standard. It glosses over the impracticality of placing the entire burden on the consumer and advocates for essentially a liability free marketplace/5(4).