Lee v. Butcher Boy
California Court of Appeal
215 Cal. Rptr. 195 (1985)
Lee (plaintiff) was using a meat grinder when her hand got stuck in the machine, causing injury. Lee brought a products-liability suit against the manufacturer of the machine’s motor (defendant), alleging that the motor’s design was defective because it did not stop immediately upon being turned off. The motor manufacturer did not take part in designing the meat-grinding machine as a whole. The trial court granted the motor manufacturer’s motion for summary judgment. Lee appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Thompson, J.)
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