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Tag Archives: Products Liability

Lack of expert testimony dooms mesh implant claims (access required)

Where the plaintiff alleged that she suffered injuries from a transvaginal mesh implant, but she had no expert testimony on the applicable safety standard or causation, the manufacturer was granted summary judgment. Background Elnora Henderson alleges that she suffered injuries ...

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Post-sale duty to warn about defective product recognized (access required)

Although the Virginia Supreme Court has yet to recognize a post-sale duty to warn, the court held a manufacturer is liable for failing to warn about dangers discovered after selling a product if it was reasonable to provide such warnings. ...

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Product met current standard, design claim fails (access required)

A man injured when his surgeon entered the incorrect order into an Electronic Health Records, or EHR, system failed in his attempt to hold the manufacturer liable for negligent design. The EHR system complied with the only “prevailing safety standard” ...

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Student crushed by motorized partition — $3,500,000 settlement (access required)

Decedent was a 10-year-old student at a Northern Virginia public school. During an after-school program, he was asked by a teacher to help operate a motorized partition that separated two rooms. To better hear the teacher on the other side ...

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