This article seeks to serve the needs of the Montana bench and bar by addressing the issues likely to be raised in products liability litigation. It will describe the history of products liability nationally and in Montana and will analyze major issues by examining current directions in case law. Finally, it will offer a framework for legal analysis of products liability to assist courts and counsel in avoiding some of the pitfalls encountered in development of products liability in other jurisdictions.
Carl W. Tobias & William A. Rossbach, Framework for Analysis of Products Liability in Montana, 38 Mont. L. Rev. 221 (1977)