Products Liability, 76 YALE L.J. 887 (1967)
So long as manufactured goods reached the ultimate consumer with the help of a single sales transaction, the producer's liability for defective goods did not present a special problem. A consumer worthy of protection had at his disposal the two basic categories of civil liability: contract and tort. The problem of his remedies, however, became acute with the elongation of the process of manufacturing and distribution.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Kessler, Friedrich, "Products Liability" (1967). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 2640.