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Published by Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education in Tallahassee, Fla .
Written in English



  • Florida.


  • Products liability -- Florida.

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

ContributionsFlorida Bar. Continuing Legal Education.
LC ClassificationsKFF197.7.Z9 P762
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL816653M
ISBN 100945979746
LC Control Number95060844

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Professor Owen is a leading products liability scholar and this book is the culmination of more than thirty years of work in this area. The book is well written and provides a practical, authoritative and comprehensive treatment of modern products liability law. I liked the book's organization and it is easy to find any topic I was looking for.5/5(6). In Florida, product liability lawsuits brought under the theories of strict liability or negligence must be filed within four years after the cause of action occurred. Fla. Stat. § Generally, “cause of action” does not occur until the plaintiff discovers or should have discovered. This concise and comprehensive Understanding treatise is designed to complement any products liability casebook. Publisher Carolina Academic Press ISBN Products Liability experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in Florida legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in Florida.

Lyndall M. Lambert is a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, in the firm's Miami, Florida office. Ms. Lambert has 25 years of litigation experience in the defense of aviation and product liability cases. She has represented major commercial airlines in multi-district litigation arising out of various domestic and foreign airline crashes, including the crash of Delta Flight in Dallas, Texas Price: $ Attorney Client and Work Product Privileges. Created by the ALFA International Product Liability & Complex Torts Practice Group, this Compendium is designed to serve as a single resource regarding important attorney client and work product privileges.   Products Liability is a field of tort law which concerns the responsibility of the manufacturer or vendor of a product to ensure that products are safe and do not cause injury. Products subjected to liability include all consumer goods, medical devices, commercial/personal vehicles, aircraft and consumable goods such as food and prescription drugs.   (d) “Products liability action” means a civil action based upon a theory of strict liability, negligence, breach of warranty, nuisance, or similar theories for damages caused by the manufacture, construction, design, formulation, installation, preparation, or assembly of a product. The term includes an action alleging that injuries received by a claimant in an accident were greater than.