Year In Review For Product Liability

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 11:47 PM EST) -- This past year has seen a number of major decisions impacting product liability practice including a very active U.S. Supreme Court regarding the application of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005. While the trend appears to somewhat favor manufacturers, consumer actions will continue to be fertile areas of litigation in the coming year. While it is not an exhaustive review of all product liability related decisions in 2013, the following highlights the major holdings throughout the nation.

Jurisdiction and Standing

Jurisdictional challenges to product liability...
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