Product Liability Legislation To Watch In 2008

Law360, New York (December 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Historically, election years haven’t been the best for passing sweeping new legislation. But 2008 could still see changes in policy in the product liability arena, experts say. This means not just new laws, but new regulations from federal agencies, more aggressive enforcement of existing ones, and, possibly, new consequences for older laws.

The single area most likely to see substantive new policy in 2008 is the regulation of imported products, as the Bush administration, federal regulators and Congress react to the spate of imported product recalls,...
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