ConAgra Gets Win In Suit Over Exploding PAM Can

Law360 (June 9, 2020, 1:44 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge has thrown out a woman's claims against ConAgra Foods Inc. that a can of PAM exploded and injured her while she was cooking, saying she failed to establish that any defect in the can's design led to her injuries.

In an order signed last week but released Monday, U.S. District Judge Pamela K. Chen granted summary judgment to ConAgra and DS Containers Inc. on the suit filed by Lucita Urena, finding that Urena could not show that there was an alternate, safer design that would have prevented the explosion.

In the 2016 suit, Urena alleged that...

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