Monday, May 20, 2013

Another Decision out of Eastern District of Pennsylvania Applying the Restatement (Third) in a Products Case

In the recent products liability case of Reardon v. Illinois Tool Works, Inc., PICS Case No. 13-0891 (C.P. Pa. April 10, 2013 Yohn, J.), Judge Yohn of the Eastern District Federal Court chose to apply the Restatement (Third) of Torts in deciding a Defendant’s Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony and For Summary Judgment.  Ultimately, with the application of the Restatement (Third) to the facts of this case, the court denied the Defendant’s motion.

Anyone wishing to review this recent Pennsylvania federal district court decision utilizing the Restatement (Third) in a products case may click this LINK.

Source:  Pennsylvania Law Weekly Digest of Recent Opinions (April 30, 3013).




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