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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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Since products liability reform has also been most successful when it is focused on specific industries, any reform, especially when on the federal level, must be industry-specific.
On a national level, the middle range verdict for products liability cases is a quarter of a million dollars, Ms.
Without question, the changes in public policy and products liability legal doctrine are intended to reduce the likelihood of a product-related injury and--if an accident does occur--assure just compensation for the injured consumer.
His practice focuses on representing manufacturers in products liability primary litigation, commercial litigation and catastrophic injury litigation.
These facts, combined with the $100 billion in products liability judgments that U.
After peaking in 2004, the number of total federal products liability lawsuits filed in the U.
The final four papers address present a comparison of French and English product liability laws, examine the impact of the European Product Liability Directive on Central European law, discuss bugs in Anglo-American products liability, and consider comparing product safety and liability law in Japan.
Succinct and accurate exposition of products liability doctrine is followed throughout by specific discussion of case law applicable to a wide variety of sports and recreation products.
David Canter, a senior partner at the Los Angeles firm of Harrington, Foxx, Dubrow & Canter has defended corporations in products liability litigation for 40 years.
To meet these changing protection needs, Medmarc offers a comprehensive products liability insurance program that addresses the unique exposures faced by life sciences technology companies.
A litigator with more than 18 years of experience, McCollough has focused on the defense of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, aviation liability, municipal liability, and premises liability claims for self-insured and large-retention companies, insurance carriers and third-party administrators.
The Hartford complements Medmarc's products liability insurance program by providing comprehensive insurance protection to life science technology companies, including coverage enhancements created through collaboration with life sciences technology industry manufacturers.

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