Products Liability Fight Over Restatement Continues

The Legal Intelligencer


Attorneys told me that the state of products liability law in Pennsylvania is extremely uncertain in the first part of my series on hot issues in products law. The state of uncertainty was triggered because the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has twice opined in the last three years that the state Supreme Court is likely to adopt provisions of the Restatement (Third) of Torts, while the Pennsylvania high court has not squarely dealt with whether the Third Restatement should replace the Restatement (Second) of Torts.

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