1st Circuit opens door to ‘future harm’ standing

November 24, 2014

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
By Eric T. Berkman

Despite finding that a homeowner lacked standing to bring a products liability claim against the manufacturer of tubing based on the risk that the tubing could start a fire in the event of a lightning strike, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said it might rule otherwise in some circumstances.

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