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SCV: Plaintiffs must prove product redesigns are safer overall (access required)

Although the estate of a plant worker crushed by a lift truck offered a truck redesign that could have prevented that particular worker's death, there was no evidence that the redesign would lead to fewer total deaths. Thus, the jury’s verdict finding negligent design remains set aside. Background Jerry Wayne Evans worked at a paper plant in ...