The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) is disappointed to learn that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled against LTL Management, LLC in a case regarding the […]
Vanderventer v. Hyundai Motor Co.
(Wis., filed December 8, 2022): Urging the Court to review the case and correct the Court of Appeals’ transformation of a presumption that a compliant product is not defective into a mechanism for plaintiffs to introduce irrelevant and highly prejudicial evidence. Also, urging the Court to correct the misuse of evidence of subsequent remedial measures to rebut a manufacturer’s general defense or preemptively “impeach” testimony a defendant has not offered. Lastly, urging the Court to review the lower court’s decision to allow engineers to offer novel, untested theories and medical doctors to opine on product design.
This op-ed was originally published by Agri-Pulse. Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for trial lawyers over the past several decades as they’ve targeted everything from tobacco and […]
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