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Man burned to death while operating ride-on mower – $2,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Decedent Frank S. Wright, an 88-year-old Chesapeake resident, died on Dec. 23, 2010, when his Ryobi ride-on lawn mower exploded while he was using the mower and burned him to death. The case was filed against Ryobi and Home Depot ...

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No Secondary Coverage for Chinese Drywall (access required)

Having already concluded defendant townhomes have no coverage for damage from Chinese Drywall under the “pollution exclusion” in plaintiff carriers’ insurance policies, a Newport News U.S. District Court says the carriers have no obligations under secondary coverage provisions for damages ...

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U.S. law trumps state failure-to-warn claim, court says (access required)

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BALTIMORE, MD — A mother’s claim that major food producers failed to warn her that their bottled fluoridated water could damage her daughter’s teeth cannot proceed due to the companies’ compliance with federal labeling requirements, a federal appeals court has ...

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Valve Only Used for ‘Ordinary Purpose’ (access required)

In Norfolk Coating’s suit against Sherwin-Williams for breach of contract, breach of implied warranty and fraud related to Sherwin-Williams’ allegedly faulty refurbishment of a sprayer that resulted in peeling paint on ballast tanks painted by Norfolk Coating, the Norfolk U.S. ...

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