371 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.

Course Areas of Practice
Course Type
Lecture
Learning Outcomes
(a) Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law

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