TITLE

A legal nuisance

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the public-nuisance litigation used by the local and state governments in the U.S. It is stated that the governments use this litigation against manufacturers of products that are supposedly responsible for handgun violence, childhood lead poisoning, global warming and other social problems. It is mentioned that most of these cases involve products that are or were lawful to make or sell, free from defect, and are harmful only when misused or abused by others.
ACCESSION #
27367007

 

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