The family of a 20-year-old man who was buried alive while working at a Baltimore excavation site cannot pursue its lawsuit against the city for its alleged negligence in hiring a contractor who failed to protect its worker against the cave-in, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Monday. The Court of Appeals said the common law […]
A manufacturer in limited circumstances can be held liable for failing to warn consumers about the asbestos contained in replacement parts it did not make but are essential to the operation of its product, a divided Maryland high court has held
A Hunt Valley 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 ruled.
Where the jury found all of the elements of negligent failure to warn, which include all of the elements of strict liability failure to warn, yet the jury found defendants not liable for the strict liability claim, was the verdict irreconcilably inconsistent?