Pennsylvania Products Liability Fourth Edition

  • ID: 4472364
  • Book
  • Region: United States
  • 616 Pages
  • ALM Media, LLC
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A comprehensive review of Pennsylvania products liability law.

This area of law has undergone dramatic changes in recent years with the federal and state courts in Pennsylvania split between the application of the Second and Third Restatements. Pennsylvania Products Liability offers analysis from the point of view of a trial attorney practicing in this increasingly complex area. Includes a chapter on the history and holding of Tincher  v. Omega Flax, Inc.  and provides guidance for practitioners on new standards.

Content includes:

  • The Rise and Fall of The Second Restatement of Torts
  • The Rise of Restatement (Third) of Torts
  • The Restatements in Practice
  • Strict Liability Concepts
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Negligence
  • Manufacturing and Design Defects
  • Warning Defects
  • Damages
  • Punitive Damages
  • Indemnity, Contribution and Apportionment Damages
  • Jurisdiction, Venue and Related Principles
  • Discovery Process
  • Evidence in Products Liability Litigation
  • Expert Evidence and Products Liability
  • Automotive Product Liability Law
  • Federal Preemption and Products Liability Litigation
  • Food, Drugs and Medical Devices
  • Recalls
  • History of Products Liability Law
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  • Bradley D. Remick
Bradley D. Remick, a Shareholder at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, concentrates his practice on the defense of complex product liability cases for small, medium and large (Fortune 500) manufacturing companies and their distributors. He has defended the manufacturers of tools, electrical components, scaffolding and lifts, tires, paint, automatic doors, machinery, backhoes and other heavy industrial equipment. He has also defended manufacturers of complex heat exchangers, chemical pumping systems and other industrial systems. Brad is national counsel to a company that designs and manufactures thermal fluid heaters and boilers. His background in firefighting has given him additional insight into the defense of cases on behalf of manufacturers of electrical components, electricians and others alleged to have started fires.Brad is a supervising attorney in the firm's Product Liability Practice Group. As such, he fields questions from attorneys throughout the firm regarding substantive legal issues relating to product liability. Brad also manages junior associates in the development of their practices. Brad is also a nationally certified fire fighter, who serves the Penn Wynne/Overbrook Hills Fire Company (Lower Merion Fire Department), and holds over 25 different certifications. Brad received his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. from Kenyon College.
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