Product Liability Reform Act: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, on S. 2760 ... September 9 and 10, 1986, 第 4 卷
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987 - 684 頁
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accept action Administration American amount apply Association attorneys average awards believe bill caused Chairman changes civil claimant claims Commerce Committee Committee compensation Congress consumers Continued costs court crisis damages defective defendant determine economic effect ESTIMATED evaluation evidence expected expenses fact Federal fees filed going harm hearing income increase injury insurance companies insurance industry interest involved issue joint jury justice lawyers legislation less liability insurance limited litigation loss manufacturer means mediation Michigan Note offer party percent person plaintiff premiums present problem Product Liability Reform proposed question reasonable received recent recovery represent Research responsibility result rule seller Senator settle settlement standard statement suffering SUIT TABLE Thank tion tort reform trial uniform United verdict victims WILLARD
第 351 頁 - I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past.
第 362 頁 - The wisdom of our sages, and blood of our heroes, have been devoted to their attainment. They should be the creed of our political faith — the text of civic instruction — the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust ; and should we wander from them, in moments of error or alarm, let us hasten to retrace our steps, and to regain the road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety.
第 346 頁 - Where the seller at the time of contracting has reason to know any particular purpose for which the goods are required and that the buyer is relying on the seller's skill or judgment to select or furnish suitable goods, there is unless excluded or modified under the next section an implied warranty that the goods shall be fit for such purpose.
第 382 頁 - Consumer ( 1 ) One who sells any product in a defective condition unreasonably dangerous to the user or consumer or to his property is subject to liability for physical harm thereby caused to the ultimate user or consumer, or to his property, if (a) the seller is engaged in the business of selling such a product, and (b) it is expected to and does reach the user or consumer...
第 345 頁 - ... (a) knows or has reason to know that the chattel is or is likely to be dangerous for the use for which it is supplied, and (b) has no reason to believe that those for whose use the chattel is supplied will realize its dangerous condition, and (c) fails to exercise reasonable care to inform them of its dangerous condition or of the facts which make it likely to be dangerous.
第 345 頁 - ... harm caused to them by its lawful use in a manner and for a purpose for which it is supplied.
第 362 頁 - ... the diffusion of information and arraignment of all abuses at the bar of the public reason ; freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and freedom of person under the protection of the habeas corpus, and trial by juries impartially selected. These principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us and guided our steps through an age of revolution and reformation.
第 364 頁 - In contracts for provisions, it is always implied that they are wholesome; and if they be not, the same remedy may be had.