Kornfeind v. New Werner Holding Co.

In¬†Kornfiend v. New Werner Holding Co., Kornfiend sued New Werner as well as Home Depot and alleged strict product liability and negligence claims related to the design, manufacture, and sale of a ladder which Kornfiend fell from as he worked on his house. The Superior Court ruled that the lower court erred in denying Home … Read more

Whelan v. Armstrong Int’l

The New Jersey Supreme Court held that manufacturers and distributors can be found strictly liable for harm caused by asbestos-containing products that include third-party replacement components, provided that the plaintiff can show:  (1) the manufacturers or distributors incorporated asbestos-containing components in their original products;  (2) the asbestos-containing components were integral to the product and necessary … Read more