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product liability

The debt that manufacturers and sellers owe the public for any damages their products cause. In health care, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and applicable tort law regulate the responsibility for consumer product safety of medical devices, new technologies, prostheses and implants, telecommunications machinery, office equipment, supplies, and drugs.
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in Waltham, Massachusetts, reports that the American machine tool industry spends six times more to defend itself against products liability suits than it does on research and development.
Based on a database of more than 250,000 nationwide personal-injury plaintiff and defense verdicts and settlements, the Products Liability booklet also includes:
A slight falloff occurred in 2005, when the number of products liability filings declined to less than 24,000, and the year-to-date lawsuits in 2006 are on pace for less than 20,000 cases to be filed this year.
com is a Web site aimed at product manufacturers worldwide facing products liability issues in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
The Hartford complements Medmarc's products liability insurance program by providing comprehensive insurance protection solutions to eligible life science technology companies including coverage enhancements created through collaboration with life sciences technology industry manufacturers.
The program will focus on general trends in products liability law.
At Wagenfeld Levine, McCollough will continue his representation of several national retail, shipping and transportation companies in the areas of premises liability, including third-party and security matters, wrongful death, products liability, municipal liability, automobile liability and insurance litigation.
fires, explosions), Commercial Practice and Litigation, Commercial Finance and Corporate Transactions, Construction, Employment Law, Environmental and Pollution Law, General Liability and Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage and Litigation, Intellectual Property, Maritime and Inland Marine, Probate and Trust Litigation, Pro Bono, Products Liability, and Toxic Tort and Mass Litigation.
He is a frequent speaker on such topics and Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability and Products Liability.
Practice groups include commercial litigation and transactions, bankruptcy, construction, products liability, employment law and intellectual property.
Farm Products" Tops List with Highest Median Jury Award in Products Liability Cases; "Consumer Products" at Bottom
and the company from which Chattem acquired the Dexatrim(R) brand in 1998, have entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) in In re Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1407, pending before the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

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