Importers Of China-Made Defective Goods "Exposed"

Law360 (July 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With the growth of trade between the U.S. and the People’s Republic of China, it was inevitable that product liability lawsuits would be filed alleging defects in the design or manufacture of some of those goods.

The recent publicity about such cases, from tainted toothpaste to toy trains made with lead paint, has created an environment where many class action and plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyers will be looking to capitalize by filing dozens of lawsuits. Fortune Magazine claims that not since the exploding Ford Pintos in...
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