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What's New in Product Liability Law?

January 13, 2006

Second Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Product Liability Action due to Misapplication of the Discovery Rule.

Written by Steve Herman
January 13, 2006

Punitive Damage Award Reduced in Claim Against Chrysler for Defective B-Pillar in Pick-Up Truck.

Written by Steve Herman
January 12, 2006

Oregon Supreme Court Applies Inference of “Reliance” or Causation in Punitive Damage Case Against Tobacco Industry.

Written by Steve Herman
October 17, 2005

Korean statute of repose bars third-party claims by cargo owners arising out of casualty aboard a Panamanian vessel on a voyage from France to the United States.

Written by Steve Herman
October 5, 2005

Eleventh Circuit finds that adverse inference is insufficient where owner allows vehicle to be sold for salvage in crashworthiness suit.

Written by Steve Herman
July 15, 2005

Wisconsin Supreme Court holds that lead paint manufacturers can be liable under a “risk-contribution” theory.

Written by Steve Herman
June 15, 2005

Louisiana Court of Appeal Holds that Recall Notice is Admissible in Design Defect Case.

Written by Steve Herman
June 1, 2005

Florida Court of Appeal rules that pharmacists can be liable for the negligent filling of prescriptions.

Written by Steve Herman
March 31, 2005

Texas District Court rules that the FDCA does not preempt state failure-to-warn claims.

Written by Steve Herman
January 13, 2005

Under Tennessee Law, Sixth Circuit Finds that a Forklift is a Complex Industrial Machine which Must be Evaluated under a Prudent Manufacturer Test.

Written by Steve Herman