Walmart, Toy Maker Want Out Of Tinkerbell Toy Injury Suit

Law360 (September 16, 2020, 2:34 PM EDT) -- Walmart Inc. and Jakks Pacific Inc. are looking for a quick win in a suit alleging that a defect in a flying Tinkerbell toy partially blinded a man, filing a barrage of motions in Pennsylvania federal court arguing the man's expert witnesses failed to bolster his claims.

In eight motions for summary judgment filed Tuesday, Walmart and Jakks said the witnesses proffered by Troy Knecht failed to link a crack in the Disney Fairies Light Up Sky High Tink Toy that allegedly caused it to break with any design or manufacturing defect, and therefore his claims should fail as a matter...

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