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Title Product liability and innovation : managing risk in an uncertain environment / Janet R. Hunziker and Trevor O. Jones, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994.

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Subject Technological innovations.
Products liability.
Risk management.
Alt Name Hunziker, Janet R., 1952-
Jones, Trevor O.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Technology issues and product liability / Richard M. Morrow -- Making product liability work for you : a path out of the product liability jungle / Victor E. Schwartz -- The role of the justice system in the product liability debate / R. William Ide III -- The chemical industry : risk management in today's product liability environment / Alexander MacLachlan -- Medical devices, component materials, and product liability / Paul Citron -- General aviation engineering in a product liability environment / Bruce E. Peterman -- Indirect effects of product liability on a corporation / Frederick B. Sontag -- The effects of product liability on automative engineering practice / Francois J. Castaing -- Approaches to product liability risk in the U.S. automotive industry / Charles W. Babcock, Jr. -- Innovation, engineering practice, and product liability in commercial aviation / Benjamin A. Cosgrove -- Regulation, litigation, and innovation in the pharmaceutical industry : an equation for safety / Marvin E. Jaffe -- Insurance : the liability messenger / Dennis R. Connolly -- Junk science in the courtroom : the impact on innovation / Peter W. Huber -- Product safety regulation and the law of torts / Susan Rose-Ackerman -- The inconvenient public : behavioral research approaches to reducing product liability risks / Baruch Fischhoff and Jon F. Merz.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 0585023530 (electronic bk.)
9780585023533 (electronic bk.)
9786610211036
6610211035
1280211032
9781280211034
0309587190
9780309587198
0309051304
9780309051309
ISBN/ISSN ebc3376126
OCLC # 42329004
Additional Format Print version: Product liability and innovation. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994 0309051304 (DLC) 94032031 (OCoLC)30974435
Table of Contents
 Overview and Perspectives / Trevor O. Jones, Janet R. Hunziker1
 Technology Issues and Product Liability / Richard M. Morrow23
 Making Product Liability Work for You: A Path Out of the Product Liability Jungle / Victor E. Schwartz30
 The Role of the Justice System in the Product Liability Debate / R. William Ide III37
 The Chemical Industry: Risk Management in Today's Product Liability Environment / Alexander MacLachlan47
 Medical Devices, Component Materials, and Product Liability / Paul Citron54
 General Aviation Engineering in a Product Liability Environment / Bruce E. Peterman62
 Indirect Effects of Product Liability on a Corporation / Frederick B. Sontag68
 The Effects of Product Liability on Automotive Engineering Practice / Francois J. Castaing77
 Approaches to Product Liability Risk in the U.S. Automotive Industry / Charles W. Babcock, Jr.82
 Innovation, Engineering Practice, and Product Liability in Commercial Aviation / Benjamin A. Cosgrove113
 Regulation, Litigation, and Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Equation for Safety / Marvin E. Jaffe120
 Insurance: The Liability Messenger / Dennis R. Connolly131
 Junk Science in the Courtroom: The Impact on Innovation / Peter W. Huber138
 Product Safety Regulation and the Law of Torts / Susan Rose-Ackerman151
 The Inconvenient Public: Behavioral Research Approaches to Reducing Product Liability Risks / Baruch Fischhoff, Jon F. Merz159
 Contributors190
 Index197


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