This article draws out the products liability debate and the push for settlements over litigation in court. The article discusses products liability law, and its origin in politics and unions. It also describes the attorney’s role in products liability cases, and suggests how that role should change in the future. The article concludes by looking at no-fault reparation and the adversarial system.
Buell Doelle, Product Liability Law Has Come of Age, 23 Clev. St. L. Rev. 195 (1974)