Product Liability Legislation To Watch In 2009

Law360, New York (December 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- With the sweeping Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 becoming law just last August, and the handling of the current economic tumult a high priority for elected officials, legislation with a major impact on product liability law isn't particularly likely in 2009, but several issues could potentially spur Congress to action, experts say.

Product liability lawyers are awaiting the outcome in Wyeth v. Levine — a closely watched case in which the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether the U.S. Food and...
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