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Authored by a successful New York products liability practitioner, New York Products Liability enables you to take on and handle claims resulting from injury caused by the use of ordinary products found in the home or workplace. It pays extensive attention to manufacturing flaws, design defects, and inadequate warnings of nonspecific defects. The author provides state-specific, practice-oriented analysis and tactics for:
• Use of evidence
• Proof of nonspecific defects
• Shifting the burden of proof
• Handling a manufacturer's failure to warn against misuse
The book thoroughly discusses New York law, including recent cases and statutory and rule changes. You'll find comparisons of the differences between New York law and other states' and federal laws. Topics and products covered include:>
• Kitchen appliances
• Sports gear
• Power tools
• Ladders and many other items
A table of products and cases leads you quickly to the information you need. A time-saving appendix cites unreported decisions by the lower court. Sample pleadings, interrogatories, depositions, and bills of particulars complete the package.