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Middlesboro, Kentucky

March 2019 Archives

Manufacturer's liability in food poisoning scare

The food supply in the United States is typically safe and the Food and Drug Administration normally does a good job of alerting the public to potential problems. The most recent alert is widespread and of a different nature than other warnings in Kentucky and elsewhere have been. Salmonella is a bacteria that one typically associates with raw meat, particularly poultry. Precautions are urged that suggest keeping surfaces and hands clean when handling uncooked foods. This latest scare leaves Pillsbury subject to a possible manufacturer's liability claim.

Faulty sport shoe could result in manufacturer's liability

College basketball is a big deal in Kentucky and around the country. As March Madness approaches, a recent incident on the court could turn into a case of manufacturer's liability. A prominent college player suffered an injury when he experienced an equipment malfunction.