7th, 11th Circs. Knock Down Ladder Injury Suits

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 6:40 PM EST) -- The Seventh and Eleventh circuits on Friday upheld the dismissal of a pair of suits over personal injuries caused by allegedly defective Louisville Ladder Inc. products, separately ruling the plaintiffs had failed to advance sufficient expert testimony.

In affirming the grant of summary judgment to Louisville Ladder and The Home Depot USA Inc., named as a defendant only in the Eleventh Circuit case, the two appeals courts found separately that the lower courts had not erred in excluding the plaintiffs' deficient expert witness testimony in both...
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