The Anatomy of Products Liability in Minnesota: Principles of Loss Allocation

119 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2010

Date Written: 1980

Abstract

In this article, Professor Steenson continues the discussion that began in The Anatomy of Products Liability in Minnesota: The Theories of Recovery, appearing in the last Issue of the William Mitchell Law Review, by shifting the analytical focus to the problems involved in allocating awards among the parties in Minnesota products liability cases. Professor Steenson analyzes defenses, contribution and indemnity, and the impact of Minnesota's comparative fault act on products liability law.

Keywords: strict liability, negligence, warranty, loss allocation, comparative fault, chain of distribution, torts, Springrose v. Willmore

Suggested Citation

Steenson, Michael K., The Anatomy of Products Liability in Minnesota: Principles of Loss Allocation (1980). William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1980, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1564827

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