How litigation can promote product safety

Jon S. Vernick, Jason W. Sapsin, Stephen P. Teret, Julie Samia Mair

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Injuries are an important public health problem in the United States. Litigation against manufacturers or sellers of dangerous products can reduce the risk of future product-related injuries. A framework is presented to describe the mechanism for the successful use of litigation to reduce injury risks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)551-555
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health Policy


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