Causation and Risk in the Law of Torts
Scientific Evidence and Medicinal Product Liability
By (author) Richard Goldberg
Normal Price: $148.00
Your Price: $133.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $14.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.66 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Causation and Risk in the Law of Torts by Richard Goldberg
Book DescriptionThis book provides a comparative account of the legal and scientific issues relating to proof of causation in alleged cases of drug-induced injury, principally in Europe and North America. It seeks to assess whether, by using probabilistic approaches, the courts may more accurately determine the cause of adverse reactions contentiously associated with drugs. In four case studies (DES, Bondoctin, vaccine damage and "Gulf War Syndrome"), the deficiencies of orthodox approaches to causation are revealed. A sustained argument is presented in favour of according greater weight to epidemological statistics, as refined by the application of the Bayes' Theorem. A valuable feature is the discussion of the role of expert witnesses, including an examination of how the author's proposals could be accommodated within the reformed civil process envisaged by the Woolf Report. The book also examines the economic implications of these proposals. It is a timely contribution to the resolution of the legal problems in this complex area of tort law.
Buy Causation and Risk in the Law of Torts book by Richard Goldberg from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781901362855
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Goldberg
Battle for Wall Street, Paperback (August 2015)
The Battle for Wall Street analyses the struggle for power between traditional financial institutions and recent upstarts empowered by significant changes in technology and access to information. These changes have allowed the near instantaneous rise of hedge funds and the recent aggressive moves by private equity firms.
Medicinal Product Liability and Regulation, Hardback (October 2013)
This monograph attempts to address the major problems that typify claims for drug-induced injury, as well as highlighting the complex interrelationship between liability exposure and drug regulation.
Perspectives on Causation, Hardback (October 2011)
This book examines the law of causation, and how British law should seek to influence and be influenced by developments in other countries.
Pharmaceutical Medicine, Biotechnology and European Law, Hardback (January 2001)» View all books by Richard Goldberg
Lawyers and academics reassess the impact of European law on health care and pharmaceutical law.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Causation and Risk in the Law of Torts book by Richard Goldberg and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Richard Goldberg
Richard Goldberg is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.