11th Circ. Provides Leverage On Warning Labels

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 1:19 PM EST) -- In a unanimous decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals sanctioned the ability of trial courts to determine the adequacy of a warning label as a matter of law. See Farias v. Mr. Heater Inc., 684 F.3d 1231, 1236 (11th Cir. 2012). The court also held that despite the fact that a manufacturer sells products to Spanish-speaking customers in South Florida, the manufacturer was not required to provide Spanish-language warning labels. Id.

This case is important because it will likely provide leverage for future manufacturers seeking...
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