This two-volume treatise provides comprehensive legal, technical, and strategic knowledge that can help maximize an attorney’s ability to prevail in consumer product liability cases. It covers trends in product claims and defenses, strategies for managing and resolving product litigation, and particular issues and tactics that can arise in different types of product cases. Chapters are written by lawyers who represent both plaintiff and defense perspectives.
The new edition is substantially revised and reorganized. In addition to fully updating chapters from the first edition on traditional areas of product liability litigation, the authors have added new content on cutting-edge product claims arising from the use of autonomous vehicles, vaping devices, cannabis products, blockchain technology and smart technology. There is also a new chapter on suing foreign defendants in the United States.