Couple's Defective Crib Claims Put To Bed

Law360, New York (July 23, 2009, 1:40 PM EDT) -- An appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a couple's lawsuit against two baby crib manufacturers in the wake of a massive recall, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to prove they suffered an economic injury in purchasing a recalled crib that wasn't itself defective.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld summary judgment in favor of Graco Children's Products Inc. and Simplicity Inc. in a decision Wednesday after finding that John and Jill O’Neil's Aspen 3-in-1 crib had performed just as it was...
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