An Rx for the Product Liability Epidemic
Publication Date: May 1985
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Milton R. Copulos
Keywords: Legal issues
The problem of product liability has its roots in the broader question of tort law reform. As the costs of a litigous society become increasingly apparent, so too does the need to place some restraint on its continued growth. This can only be accomplished through the institution of a uniform standard of liability, along with a reasonable set of rules under which liability actions can be brought.