Restatement of the Law Third,

Torts: Concluding Provisions

This project is part of ALI’s ongoing revision of the Restatement Second of Torts. Portions of the Restatement Second have been superseded by the Restatement Third of Torts: Products Liability, Apportionment of Liability, Liability for Physical and Emotional Harm, and Liability for Economic Harm.
This Restatement addresses topics not covered in another part of the Restatement Third of Torts that either require updating since publication of the Restatement Second or were not previously addressed but should be covered in a modern torts Restatement. These topics will include medical liability, vicarious liability, wrongful death and survival actions, among others. 
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At the 2022 Annual Meeting, the membership voted to approve Tentative Draft No. 1, which includes material on Apportionment of Liability for Economic Harm; Wrongful Acts Doctrine; Liability of Medical Professionals and Institutions; Interference with Family Relationships; Immunities; Parental Standard of Care; and Consortium. A motion to amend §§ 4 A and 4 B failed.

At its meeting on March 2, 2022, the Council discussed but did not vote on a revised draft of the Section on Medical Monitoring. The Reporters will revise the material for consideration at a future Council meeting.

The Council approved the initiation of this project in January 2019.

All draft approvals are subject to the discussion at the meeting and usual editorial prerogative.

Reporters
Nora Freeman Engstrom Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Michael D. Green Washington University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
Associate Reporters
Mark A. Hall Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston Salem, NC
Tanya D. Marsh Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston Salem, NC
Guy Miller Struve Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (Retired)
New York, NY
Advisers
Kenneth S. Abraham University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
Brent R. Appel Supreme Court of Iowa
Des Moines, IA
Shawn J. Bayern Florida State University College of Law
Tallahassee, FL
Cheri L. Beasley Raleigh, NC
J. Brett Busby Supreme Court of Texas
Austin, TX
David G. Campbell U.S. District Court
Phoenix, AZ
W. Jonathan Cardi Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston Salem, NC
Edward H. Cooper University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
Norman L. Epstein California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, Division Four
Los Angeles, CA
Elizabeth Faiella Faiella & Gulden, P.S.
Winter Park, FL
Gary S. Feinerman U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Chicago, IL
Richard H. Friedman Friedman Rubin
Bremerton, WA
Mark Geistfeld New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Myriam E. Gilles Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
New York, NY
Abbe R. Gluck Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
Steve Gold Rutgers Law School - Newark
Newark, NJ
Charles E. Griffin Butler Snow LLP
Ridgeland, MS
Heather Hansen O'Brien & Ryan, LLP
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Richard L. Hasen University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Stephen A. Higginson U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
New Orleans, LA
Jill R. Horwitz University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Ralph A. Jacobs Westport Island, ME
Nina A. Kohn Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse, NY
Joshua D. Koskoff Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder
Bridgeport, CT
Alexandra D. Lahav Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
Beverly B. Martin Center on Civil Justice, New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Margaret Penny Mason Barclay Damon LLP
New Haven, CT
Dayna Bowen Matthew George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
Leigh Martin May U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Frank M. McClellan Temple University Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
Jessica Miller Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Washington, DC
Kenneth Murphy Philadelphia, PA
Leonard Jack Nelson Samford University School of Law
Birmingham, AL
David Orentlicher University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Las Vegas, NV
Jim M. Perdue Perdue & Kidd
Houston, TX
Philip G. Peters, Jr. University of Missouri School of Law
Columbia, MO
Robert L. Rabin Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Christina C. Reiss U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Ellen Relkin Weitz & Luxenberg, PC
New York, NY
Julius N. Richardson U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Columbia, SC
Christopher John Robinette Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
William M. Sage New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Nadia N. Sawicki Loyola University, Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL
Victor E. Schwartz Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Washington, DC
Marc M. Seltzer Susman Godfrey LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Joanna Shepherd Emory University School of Law
Atlanta, GA
Laura Sigman Children's National Health System
Washington, DC
Amy J. St. Eve U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Chicago, IL
Larry S. Stewart Stewart Tilghman Fox Bianchi & Cain, P.A. (Retired)
Vail, CO
David Studdert Stanford Law School
Palo Alto, CA
Thomas D. Waterman Supreme Court of Iowa
Des Moines, IA
Malcolm E. Wheeler Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP
Denver, CO
John Witt Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
Jennifer Wriggins University of Maine School of Law
Portland, ME
Allison Zieve Public Citizen Litigation Group
Washington, DC
Benjamin C. Zipursky Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
Liaison
Patrick Bailey American College of Surgeons
Washington, DC
Leonard A. Nelson American Medical Association Office of the General Counsel
Chicago, IL
David Sousa Curi
Raleigh, NC
Members Consultative Group
Marc T. Amy Jones Walker LLP
Lafayette, LA
José F. Anderson University of Baltimore School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Christopher Edward Appel Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Washington, DC
Ronald G. Aronovsky Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Michael F. Aylward Morrison Mahoney LLP
Boston, MA
Tom Baker University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Philadelphia, PA
Jennifer S. Bard University of Cincinnati College of Law
Cincinnati, OH
William T. Barker Dentons US LLP
Chicago, IL
James M. Beck Reed Smith LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Charles L. Becker Kline & Specter, PC
Philadelphia, PA
Neal S. Berinhout AT&T (Retired)
Dallas, TX
Arthur H. Bryant Bailey & Glasser LLP
Oakland, CA
Ellen M. Bublick University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Phoenix, AZ
John P. Burton Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A.
Santa Fe, NM
Karen K. Caldwell U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Stephen Calkins Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI
Elena A. Cappella Philadelphia, PA
Stephen Yee Chow Hsuanyeh Law Group, PC
Boston, MA
George W. Conk Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
Christine Nero Coughlin Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston Salem, NC
Christopher Scott D'Angelo Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Keith L. Davidson Law Offices of Keith L. Davidson
Crystal Lake, IL
Deborah A. DeMott Duke University School of Law
Durham, NC
Anthony M. DiLeo Anthony M. DiLeo, APC
New Orleans, LA
James B. Dolan, Jr. Bager, Dolan, Parker & Cohen
Boston, MA
John Fitzgerald Duffy University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
Holly A. Dyer Foulston Siefkin LLP
Wichita, KS
Jordan Elias Girard Sharp LLP
San Francisco, CA
Richard G. Feder Philadelphia, PA
Jay M. Feinman Rutgers Law School
Camden, NJ
Arthur Norman Field Field Consulting Services LLC
New York, NY
John F. Fischer Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals
Tulsa, OK
David R. Geiger Foley Hoag LLP
Boston, MA
Alex C. Geisinger Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
Sharon Stern Gerstman Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Buffalo, NY
Elizabeth Barrowman Gibson Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Dallas, TX
Donald G. Gifford University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Philip S. Goldberg Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Washington, DC
James Goudkamp Oxford University
Oxford, England
Paul T. Hayden Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Richard Conrad Henke Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Lansing, MI
Daniel Earle Hinde Schiffer Hicks Johnson PLLC
Houston, TX
Sharona Hoffman Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cleveland, OH
Roger F. Holmes Biss & Holmes
Anchorage, AK
Kevin D. Jewell Court of Appeals, Fourteenth District of Texas
Houston, TX
Vincent R. Johnson St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
Allan Kanner Kanner & Whiteley, LLC
New Orleans, LA
Harold H. Kim U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC
Nancy S. Kim Chicago-Kent College of Law
Chicago, IL
Erik Knutsen Queen's University School of Law
Kingston, Canada
Ronald J. Krotoszynski University of Alabama School of Law
Tuscaloosa, AL
Peter B Kutner University of Oklahoma College of Law
Norman, OK
Joseph H. Lang, Jr. Carlton Fields P.A.
Tampa, FL
John P. Lavelle, Jr. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Douglas Laycock University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
William Parker Lightfoot May Lightfoot, PLLC
Washington, DC
Kyle D. Logue University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
William Cullen MacDonald Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
Bethesda, MD
Solangel Maldonado Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, NJ
Patrick A. Malone Patrick Malone & Associates, PC
Washington, DC
D. Price Marshall, Jr. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
James C. McKay, Jr. Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Stephanie A. Middleton The American Law Institute (Retired)
Greenbrae, CA
Jim A. Moseley Gray Reed & McGraw, LLP
Dallas, TX
Luther T. Munford Butler Snow LLP
Ridgeland, MS
Donal Nolan University of Oxford, Worcester College
Oxford, England
James M. Oleske, Jr. Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland, OR
Robert S. Peck Center for Constitutional Litigation, PC
Washington, DC
E. Farish Percy University of Mississippi Law School
Oxford, MS
Jeffrey M. Pollock Fox Rothschild LLP
Princeton, NJ
Marlon A. Primes Brennan Manna & Diamond
Cleveland, OH
Ellen S. Pryor UNT Dallas College of Law
Dallas, TX
Stuart A. Raphael Court of Appeals of Virginia
Richmond, VA
Clifford A. Rieders Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Waters & Dohrmann
Williamsport, PA
Armand James Robertson, II Superior Court of California, City and County of San Francisco (Retired)
San Francisco, CA
Michael Lindsay Robinson North Carolina Business Court
Winston Salem, NC
Joseph Sanders University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
Nathan A. Schachtman New York, NY
Milton R. Schroeder Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Paradise Valley, AZ
Robert P. Schuster Robert P. Schuster, P.C.
Jackson, WY
Susan Sharko Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Florham Park, NJ
Kenneth W. Simons University of California, Irvine School of Law
Irvine, CA
Douglas G. Smith Aurelius Law Group LLC
Chicago, IL
Carl A. Solano Superior Court of Pennsylvania (Retired)
Philadelphia, PA
Shanin Specter Kline & Specter, PC
Philadelphia, PA
Victor P. Stabile Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
Jane Stapleton Christ's College, University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England
Michael K. Steenson Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Saint Paul, MN
Evan B. Stephenson Spencer Fane LLP
Denver, CO
James Y. Stern William & Mary Law School
Williamsburg, VA
H. Mark Stichel RKW Law Group
Baltimore, MD
Laura Denvir Stith Supreme Court of Missouri (Senior Judge)
Kansas City, MO
Andrew H. Struve Buchalter
Irvine, CA
Catherine T. Struve University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Philadelphia, PA
John D. Taurman Vinson & Elkins LLP (Retired)
Washington, DC
Daniel Mack Traynor U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Bismarck, ND
Carla C. van Dongen State Farm Insurance Companies
Bloomington, IL
Merle Weiner University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
Steven O. Weise Proskauer Rose LLP
Los Angeles, CA
W. Bradley Wendel Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
Nicholas J. Wittner Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Douglas P. Woodlock U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Boston, MA
Richard W. Wright IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Evanston, IL

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