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Craig Liljestrand's CDLB Column: Tennessee Law Does Not Require Manufacturers and Sellers to Warn as to Products Manufactured and Sold by Others

January 29, 2021

Hinshaw's Craig Liljestrand has published his latest Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (CDLB) column. Titled "No injury liability from items not made, distributed or sold: Court," the article examines the Tennessee Supreme Court's decision in Coffman v. Armstrong, Int'l, Inc., et al., No. E2017-01985-SC-R11-CV (Tenn. Jan. 4, 2021).

At issue in Coffman was whether Tennessee law requires manufacturers and sellers to warn of dangers associated with the post-sale integration with their products of asbestos-containing materials manufactured and sold by others. Liljestrand examines the Court's decision for defendants, in which the Court held that manufacturers only have such a duty if "[the product] was defective or unreasonably dangerous at the time the manufacturer transferred control of the product."

Read "No injury liability from items not made, distributed or sold: Court" (PDF)

You can also read "No injury liability from items not made, distributed or sold: Court," published by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on January 25, 2021 on the CDLB website (subscription required)

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