Federal District Court Recognizes Important Limitations on “Post-Sale Duty to Warn”

Liebig v. MTD Products, Inc., et al., Civ. No. 2:22-cv-04427, 2023 WL 5517557 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 25, 2023) – A product may be defective if it is sold without adequate warnings. But what if a manufacturer learns new safety information after a product is already on the market? Must the manufacturer track down every buyer of its product to issue updated warnings? Some plaintiffs advance the theory of a “post-sale duty to warn,” but a recent federal trial court decision recognized important limitations…
By: Marshall Dennehey
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