|Other titles||Products liability litigation|
|Series||PBI ;, no. 2005-4089, PBI (Series) ;, no. 2005-4089.|
|Contributions||Pennsylvania Bar Institute.|
|LC Classifications||KFP197.7.Z9 I67 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 370 p. :|
|Number of Pages||370|
|LC Control Number||2005925834|
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