- Linkwise customers retain confidence. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;9/21/2007, Issue 5556, p3
The article reports on the alleged liability of manufacturer Linkwise in China for skin irritation to Walmsley's customers who buy its sofas. Linkwise asserted that it has tested its sofas and found nothing wrong with them. British agent Richard Willan for Linkwise affirmed that the sofas had...
- The sport in court. Martin, S. // Bicycling;Jul91, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p74
Discusses how product liability suits, one in which a bicycle frame or component fails, are escalating. Lawyers claim they're protecting the public from negligent businesses and dangerous products while industry people argue that unscrupulous attorneys are capitalizing on a `sue-happy' public.
- In the name of fairness. Luscombe, Nelson // CA Magazine;Sep96, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p3
Editorial. Argues in defense of proportionate liability as solution to errors of negligence. Problems encountered by national auditing firms and individual auditors in Canada; Principle of proportionate liability in Canada.
- Dodd legislation introduced in the Senate. // CPA Journal;May94, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the legislation on liability reform introduced in the Senate relating to securities litigation. Bill provisions.
- Some Relief Available From Superfund Liability. Grashoff Jr., Philip A. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;2/25/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p17
Discusses the amendment of the comprehensive environmental response, compensation and liability act or superfund in the U.S. Creation of liability exemptions; Categories of parties who can avoid superfund liability; Application of an enforcement bar.
- Liability law--America's unique disadvantage. Mariotti, John // Industry Week/IW;9/02/96, Vol. 245 Issue 16, p18
Calls for a change in the United States legislation concerning tort-reform. Examples of product-liability suits; Leading causes of accidents among consumer products; Suggested solutions to the tort-reform problem.
- In his first opinion on high court, Thomas upends U.S. `liability' policy. // Jet;2/3/92, Vol. 81 Issue 15, p9
Discusses the impact of a US Supreme Court opinion overturning laws on the federal government's liability for actions of its employees, written by new Justice Clarence Thomas. Other decisions overturned; Justice Thomas' interpretation of `punitive damages.'
- Watchdog group cites California auto premium drop. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;2/26/96, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p36
Reports on the decline in automobile liability premiums in California. Study compiled by National Association of Insurance Commissioners; What the study covered; Released of figures by Proposition 103 Enforcement Project; Comments made.
- Bily. Popofsky, M. Laurence; Werner, Kirk G. // Outlook;Winter93, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p28
Presents the California Supreme Court case `Bily v. Arthur Young' where the court rules on third-party liability. Case background; General negligence claim; Negligent misrepresentation claim; Element of fraud; Practical consequences of the case for the profession. INSET: A return to privity,...