Ikea Faces $1M Faulty Candle Suit In Fed. Court

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A $1 million product liability lawsuit filed by an Atlanta restaurant against Ikea U.S. East LLC and its affiliates was moved to federal court Wednesday, alleging a candle purchased from the home goods giant reignited while the eatery was closed, causing a fire.

In a suit originally filed in Georgia Superior Court last month, Rare Food Ventures Inc. said a candle sold by Ikea is at fault in a 2008 fire that damaged the company's Rare Soul Tapas restaurant.

The eatery seeks damages and other costs,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Rare Food Ventures, Inc. v. IKEA U.S. East, LLC et al

Case Number



Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Amy Totenberg

Date Filed

May 8, 2012

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