Calif. Appeals Court Axes Hitachi Grinder Injury Suit

Law360, Chicago (July 10, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that said Hitachi Koki Co. Ltd. is not liable for personal injuries that a man suffered when using a Hitachi grinder with a saw blade made by another company while attempting to cut a truck tire.

In a published opinion, the appeals court's Second Appellate District affirmed a ruling by a judge in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County and rejected the argument of Andres Sanchez and his wife, Blanca Perez, that their suit should survive...
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