Dec 07, 2021  
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LAW 5711 - Products Liability and Product Safety Law


Credit(s): 3
This course studies the various methods of controlling risks associated with the use of products.  The course evaluates the tort system of product liability, including the development and application of strict product liability under the Restatement (Second) of Torts and its revision in model statutes such as the Louisiana Product Liability Act (LPLA) and the Restatement (Third) Product Liability.  In addition, the course will examine alternative forms of regulating risk, such as direct regulation of production, mandatory warning statutes, information regulation, and other forms of government and self-regulation.



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