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Supplier Can’t Pull in Manufacturer (access required)

In this products liability suit alleging injury from use of a defective shower chair, a Newport News U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and dismisses for lack of personal jurisdiction defendant medical supply company’s third-party complaint filed against ...

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Jury rejects car seat defect claim in brain injury case

An Abingdon federal jury decided a child car seat was not defective, closing the door on a $50-million claim for damages for an 8-year-old girl who suffered devastating brain damage in a 2009 auto accident. The jury deliberated about six ...

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Two-Year Limitations Bars Hip Replacement Claim (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a removed diversity action against hip replacement manufacturers as barred by Virginia’s two-year statute of limitations; equitable estoppel does not apply because patient waited more than two years after a product recall. In September ...

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No Chinese Drywall Claims Against Agent, Supplier (access required)

Plaintiffs alleging injuries from defective Chinese drywall used in their home built in 2007 have not stated claims for breach of contract, negligence or violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act against the realty company that listed the house or ...

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