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Product Liability # 1-3 – extensive correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts, surveys, printed materials, background materials regarding amendments to bill S. 640. Includes statements of senators Rockefeller and Dodd (September 1992); statement of Dr. Deborah R. Hensler, “What we know and Don’t Know About Product Liability,” Institute for Civil Justice, RAND Corporation (undated); National Association of Manufacturers, “The Cost of Litigation: A New Perspective With Select Bibliography (September 1992); Section 303(c) (1) of S. 640 FDA-Approval Defense to Punitive Damages: Materials Relating to The “FDA Excuse” (8 September 1992; Lawrence W. Soular, “A Study of Large Product Liability Claims Closed in 1985”, A Joint Study by Members of the Alliance of American Insurers, American Insurance Association, 1986; GAO [U.S. General Accounting Office] Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Product Liability and Case Resolution in Five States (September 1989), 1992-1993

 File — Box: MSS 2015-03, Box 21

Scope and Contents

(5 folders)


  • Creation: 1992-1993



From the Collection: 10.5 Linear Feet (27 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
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University of Virginia
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