Minnesota Adopts Restatement (Third) Post-Sale Duty to Warn Rule

Minnesota Adopts Restatement (Third) Post-Sale Duty to Warn Rule

The Minnesota Supreme Court adopted the Restatement (Third) of Torts rule concerning post-sale duties to warn of safety hazards, finding that the rule promoted consistency, avoided perverse incentives to forego warnings of known dangers, and provided guidance to courts regarding the duties of various entities in a product's chain of distribution. [5/12/18]

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