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January 2, 2012

In a case involving a car battery that exploded in a consumer’s hands, a federal court in New Jersey has reaffirmed the longstanding notion that retailers can be found strictly liable when they sell defective products. The Nov. 2 decision by U.S. District Court Judge Peter G. Sheridan potentially places a heavy burden on home improvement chains and other retailers considered “experts” in their industries.

November 2, 2010

A former Home Depot product category merchant was sentenced to more than two years in...

August 10, 2008

The paint industry scored a major victory last month when the Rhode Island state Supreme...

February 4, 2008

Lumberyard owners from around the country will make the pilgrimage to Capitol Hill to meet...

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