A Guide to Toxic Torts
Unparalleled coverage of the trial of toxic torts cases with complete guidance on obtaining compensation for individuals injured by toxic substances and defending such actions. The liability of the government, manufacturers, vendors, and employers for personal injuries or wrongful death resulting from the improper testing, manufacture, sale, distribution or unsafe use of undertested drugs, toxic substances, and hazardous waste.
- Part I covers major aspects of a toxic tort case: role of plaintiffs' and defendants' expert witnesses, insurance coverage, impeaching scientific studies, proof of causation, central nervous system damage, and closing arguments.
- Part II offers guidance in the handling of specific kinds of cases.
Among the subjects covered are: herbicides, pesticides, DES, PCBs, benzene, formaldehyde, drain cleaners, CCA lumber and lead
Includes sample forms, trial testimony, table of cases, appendix.
First published in 1987.
4 volumes; looseleaf; updated with supplements and revisions.Also available on our Environmental Law Library CD-ROM.
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