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Trends in California tort liability litigation

Deborah R. Hensler

Trends in California tort liability litigation

by Deborah R. Hensler

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Published by Institute for Civil Justice, Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torts -- California.,
  • Personal injuries -- California.,
  • Damages -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeborah R. Hensler.
    ContributionsInstitute for Civil Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16563870M

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This article discusses trends pertaining to torts and product liability and the role of consolidated litigation.

Discussion: As one attorney explains, “In the product liability arena, a growing number of multi-plaintiff trials are finding their way into consolidated litigation, including multidistrict litigation.

This Special Report from The RAND Corporation's Institute for Civil Justice (ICJ) draws on seven years of ICJ research to consider three issues at the heart of the recent debate on trends in tort litigation: (1) how much litigation there is; (2) whether jury awards are stable or out of control; and (3) how much litigation costs and who gets the money.

A Review of Trends in Liability Lawsuits By Teresa Anderson A new premises security liability study to be released this month examines the cost of lawsuits, who is winning, and what sort of crimes are garnering the highest awards. Karen Houge and her daughter were shopping at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi, Mississippi, on December 2, Our Litigation Forecast explores the important litigation trends and challenges that businesses may face this year.

Included is an examination of how the digital revolution exposes companies to new litigation risks, an exploration of trends in employment non-competes, the future of stare decisis, the role of connected devices like. Product Liability Book This book analyzes the theory and practice of products liability litigation, whether the issue is drugs, food, chemicals, or any of the s of other products that may b.

The median award in premises liability cases was $90, Intentional tort cases had a median payout of $, Medical malpractice cases paid out an average of $, Product liability cases had a median payout of $, These findings demonstrate two main things.

Firstly, cases that are not often litigated have higher payouts. The California Tort Claims Act covers all civil liability claims for "money or damages." In other words, it covers not only negligence cases such as those arising from a car accident, slip and fall, or medical negligence, but also claims like nuisance, intentional wrongs, and breach of contract.

Plaintiffs are pursuing high-profile lawsuits from California to New York over exposure to Monsanto Co.'s glyphosate-based pesticides, 1,4-dioxane produced by Dow Chemical Co.

and others, and. 6 Witkin, Summary of California Law (11th ed. ) Torts, §§ Haning et al., California Practice Guide: Personal Injury, Ch.

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