Paint Sprayer Cos. Not Liable For Burns: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (May 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed that under Michigan law, the manufacturer and distributor of a paint sprayer are not liable for burn injuries caused when the sprayer is used in combination with a cleaning product manufactured by another company.

In an opinion handed down Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit sided with paint sprayer manufacturer Kremlin-Rexson SA and distributor Exel North America Inc., finding they did not have a duty to warn of the dangers associated with another manufacturer's products, in...
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