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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania.


  • Products liability -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Trial practice -- Pennsylvania.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesProducts liability litigation
SeriesPBI ;, no. 2005-4089, PBI (Series) ;, no. 2005-4089.
ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
LC ClassificationsKFP197.7.Z9 I67 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3480477M
LC Control Number2005925834

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