Product Liability Reform: S.B. 13 (2013)
States that in a product liability action, a manufacturer or
States that in a product liability action, a manufacturer or seller shall not be liable if the product is inherently unsafe and known to be unsafe by the ordinary consumer. Sets out the defenses to be used in such cases. For purposes of this section, the term “product liability action” does not include an action based on manufacturing defect or breach of the warranty. States tat in a product liability action, “if measures are taken which, if taken previously, would have made an event less likely to occur, evidence of the subsequent measures in not admissible to prove a defect in a product, negligence, or culpable conduct in connections with the event.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system