In The Crosshairs: CPSC Consumer Complaint Database

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 7:19 PM EST) -- A manufacturer recently chose to take legal action in response to a report submitted to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s database pertaining to one of the manufacturer’s products. This is the first legal challenge faced by the database.

An unknown federal agency filed the report, alleging that the manufacturer’s product caused injury to a child. The manufacturer, who is attempting to remain anonymous, filed suit in federal district court in Maryland on Oct. 17, 2011, claiming that the report contains baseless allegations.

The manufacturer, who...
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