How To Challenge Abstract Alternative Designs

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 1:32 PM EDT) -- A plaintiff must ordinarily proffer an alternative design in order to sustain a design defect claim. Depending on the applicable state law, a plaintiff may be required to demonstrate that her proffered alternative design is technologically and economically feasible. A feasible alternative design may be an element of a design defect claim or merely one of many factors that can be used to demonstrate a product’s unreasonable dangerousness[1].

When the accused product was sold many years, or even decades, before the incident giving rise to the...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.