Gregory L. Fowler of Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (SHB) is the general editor and chapter author of a recently published desk reference by Aspatore Books. International Product Liability Law: A Worldwide Desk Reference provides a comprehensive, expert analysis of the risks posed by product liability litigation, representing major economies in more than 50 countries across six continents.
This 960-page volume offers concise summaries of the product liability laws, modern statutes and traditional theories of recovery, insight into the legal and litigation systems within which these laws operate and a risk analysis of product liability lawsuits written by the most respected and experienced product liability lawyers in each of these 50-plus countries.
Fowler, a Partner at SHB, is a member of the firm’s U.S. and International Product Liability Litigation Groups. He has extensive experience in the litigation of products liability claims in state and federal courts in the United States and internationally in Asia, Australia, Western Europe and North America. He has counseled numerous U.S. and European manufacturers on developments in product liability law and regulatory issues.
Victor E. Schwartz, who chairs SHB’s Public Policy Group in Washington, D.C., wrote the foreword for this desk reference. Schwartz has co-authored the leading torts casebook in the United States, Prosser, Wade and Schwartz’s Torts. Simon J. Castley, a Solicitor in SHB’s London office, authored the England and Wales chapter.
International Product Liability Law: A Worldwide Desk Reference can be purchased by visiting http://www.aspatore.com/bookstore4.asp#15, or calling 1-866-ASPATORE.