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A “Good” Deed Goes Unpunished

Posted in Agricultural and farm equipment, Product Liability
Alabama Supreme Court Rejects “Good Samaritan” Liability in Gray Market Case Last month, I wrote about the “Good Samaritan” rule, codified in Restatement (Second) of Torts, section 324A, “Liability to Third Persons for Performance of Undertaking.” In that post, I discussed how plaintiffs have tried to impose liability on manufacturers and distributors of products based… Continue Reading

Do You Really Want to Know What’s in Your Food? Connecticut Requires Labeling for Genetically Modified Foods

Posted in Agricultural and farm equipment, Food Products
 Connecticut, the first state to pass a law that requires labeling for genetically engineered foods, is being joined by states with similar labeling requirements, but no labeling mandates. Despite the reluctance of some states to enact these labeling regulations, it appears that the trend is moving toward more stringent labeling requirements for food manufacturers. We,… Continue Reading