Product Liability Voluntary Claims and Uniform Standards Act
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Product Liability Voluntary Claims and Uniform Standards Act hearings before the Subcommittee on the Consumer of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, S. 1999 ... February 27, March 11, 1986. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee for Consumers.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insurance, Liability -- United States.,
  • Insurance, Products liability -- United States.,
  • Products liability -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg -- 99-733.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17669190M

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