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Understanding enterprise liability : rethinking tort reform for the Twenty-first Century

Understanding enterprise liability : rethinking tort reform for the Twenty-first Century

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  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Edmund Ursin, Virginia E. Nolan
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Pennsylvania
  • Publication Information: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1995
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/understanding-enterprise-liability-rethinking-tort-reform-for-the-twenty-first-century/ (Stable identifier)

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IX, 254 pages ; 22 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Responsable Person: Virginia E. Nolan, Edmund Ursin.
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Country/State: Pennsylvania
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 1995
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF1300
  • Dewey Code: 346.7303
  • ISBN: 1566392306 9781566392303
  • OCLC: 29877830

Main Contents

pt. I. Enterprise Liability: An Introduction. 1. Contemporary Tort Reform and Enterprise Liability. 2. Traditional Tort Theory and Enterprise Liability: An Overview
pt. II. The Compensation Plan Strategy. 3. Workers' Compensation Plans and Enterprise Liability. 4. Leon Green: Explication and Application. 5. The Columbia Plan and Dashed Hopes. 6. Renewed Focus on Compensation Plans in the 1950s. 7. The Keeton-O'Connell Plan, Legislative Successes, and Proposed Extensions of No-Fault. 8. Dashed Hopes (Again) and the Need for Alternatives
pt. III. The Common Law Strategy. 9. Leon Green and the “Tort” Version. 10. Karl Llewellyn and the “Sales Law” Version: Strict Products Liability Proposed. 11. Perspectives on Courts and Legislatures: The 1930s. 12. Increased Focus on the Common Law: The 1940s. 13. The Possibility of a Judicially Created Strict Enterprise Liability. 14. Strict Products Liability: Recognition and Adoption. 15. The Damages Agenda of the 1950s.

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