Toxic torts

proposals for compensating victims of hazardous substances : 1984, 98th Congress, 2d session.
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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research , Washington
Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States., Toxic torts -- United St

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SeriesAEI legislative analyses ;, no. 45, 98th Congress, AEI legislative analyses ;, 98th Congress, no. 45.
ContributionsAmerican Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
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LC ClassificationsKF1299.H39 T694 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2989335M
ISBN 100844702609
LC Control Number84243006

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The leading failure-to-warn case in the area of toxic torts is Borel v. Fibreboard Paper Products Corp., F.2d (5th Cir), previously discussed. A major difficulty in applying the developing law of warning defects to toxic torts is the unknowability of hazards at the time of the manufacture and sale of the product.

Toxic torts, thus, are the focus of this book. Concerns about the possibility of justice for wrongfully injured parties have developed as a result of the Supreme Court decisions and how courts have subsequently reviewed scientific testimony and its foundation.

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If a defendant knew that a substance was dangerous, but deliberately concealed the danger or marketed the product in a misleading way, a toxic tort plaintiff may have a claim for intentional misrepresentation or fraud.

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Chapters cover scientific and medical evidence, causation, trial management and strategy, settlement, and specialized litigation, including mold, lead 4/5(1).

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Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. A personal injury caused by exposure to a toxic substance, such as asbestos or hazardous waste. Victims can sue for medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.

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Toxic Torts. School Text Book Cumberland School of Law: Nelson, Leonard: Law of Environmental and Toxic Torts: Preview: Download Read Florida International University College of Law: Pearl, Tracy: Toxic and Environmental Torts: Cases and Materials (American Casebook) by Robin K. Craig, Michael Gr: Preview: Download Read-only PDF(1.

Margie Searcy Alford is the Principal Author and Editor-in-chief of the five volume set, A Guide to Toxic Torts (LexisNexis), a contributing author to the four volume set, Drug Product Liability (LexisNexis), and a contributing author to the two volume set, Alabama Civil Practice Forms (LexisNexis), plus many other publications.

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Toxic Torts Law refers to the issues associated with and caused by exposure to toxic substances, such as industrial chemicals, pesticides, lead-based paint, pharmaceutical drugs, and environmental toxins.

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