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Product Liability

Laws

Products liability issues are usually governed by case law. However, several aspects of products liability law have been addressed by statute, so be sure to check your jurisdiction for relevant law.

Federal

U.S. laws on Products Liability in general are codified in Title 15 (Commerce and Trade) of the United States Code.

To locate other statutes search by products liability, warranty, strict liability or the type of product i.e. tobacco. Sources include:

State

To locate statutory code sections on your topic, consult the index to your state's annotated code and look for relevant terms such as products liability, warranty, strict liability or the type of product i.e. tobacco.

Regulations

Federal

Regulations pertaining to Products Liability in general are located in Commerce and Trade: Title 15 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Sources include:

State

To locate regulations on your topic, consult the index to your state's administrative code and look for relevant terms such as look for relevant terms such as products liability, warranty, strict liability or the type of product i.e. tobacco.

To find a particular state administrative code, the Law Library maintains lists of resources for each state - see the 'Administrative Materials' tab on each page to find the state's Code.

Major Federal Legislation