Re: Re. Warnings...

Subject: Re: Re. Warnings...
From: "Roberta J. Kirby-Werner" <rjkirby -at- MAILBOX -dot- SYR -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 1996 17:50:43 -0500

George, Rick, and all,

I heard about a similarly ridiculous case about a guy who chose to trim
his hedges--with his lawnmower!


> On Wed, 3 Jan 1996, Rick Lippincott wrote:
> >
> > And it's no defense to claim that the victim abused the product. That goes
> > back to my refrigerator reference earlier. Within the past year or two,
> > a man took part in a race where contestants run a measured distance carrying
> > a refrigerator on their backs. This man injured himself, and sued the
> > refrigerator manufacturer on the grounds that "there was no warning on the
> > product telling me that this was dangerous." He collected money.
> >
> Mr. Lippincott:

> I laughed so hard reading this, I herniated.

> My attourney will contact you.

> |George Allaman | |
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