Product Liability Reform: SB 231 (2003).
Provides that a product liability action cannot be taken against
Provides that a product liability action cannot be taken against a manufacturer or seller of a product if the product was used in a manner other than which the product was intended and which could not reasonably have been expected. Provides for an innocent seller provision which prohibits product liability action against parties who were not the manufacturer of the product.
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$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.