Jury Frees Rexon From Table Saw Injury Suit

By Emily Field (September 17, 2015, 3:41 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina federal jury on Wednesday found that Rexon Industrial Corp. wasn't liable for a man's finger injuries from using a table saw, which he had claimed was defectively designed and unreasonably dangerous to use. 

The jury found that Rexon and Power Tool Specialists Inc. didn't act negligently in designing the Task Force brand table saw, which plaintiff Michael Austin claimed caused permanent injuries to his fingers because the manufacturers didn't use available safety technology. Austin had filed suit in March 2014, claiming that he was injured in 2011 because the blade guard on the saw is difficult to use...

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