Course Information

Course Number

371

Credits

3

Area of Study & Practice

  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Injury Compensation & Deterrence (Torts)

Products Liability

A general survey of the substantive law products liability including tort law with an emphasis on strict liability in tort, contract law with an emphasis on warranty, and legislation and administrative law. A review of federal and state rules of civil procedure, particularly regarding discovery, as they apply in the products liability context. Finally, a focus on a limited number of specialized product areas to consider theoretical and practical aspects of handling products litigation.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.