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Design Defects & Expert Evidence

By on November 28, 2017
When Expert Evidence is Necessary

In Massachusetts, to establish a product’s liability claim for defective design a plaintiff must show that the manufacturer of a product “failed to exercise reasonable care to eliminate avoidable or foreseeable dangers to the user of the product.” A defective design case thus requires proof that the product is not reasonably safe for its intended […]

Massachusetts Used Vehicle Warranty Law

By on March 20, 2014

The Massachusetts Used Vehicle Warranty Law (UVWL) which covers used or “pre-owned” vehicles purchased from a dealer or private party and provides important buyer rights and remedies including mandatory repairs, refunds, or repurchases. Under the statute, a dealer is defined as anyone who sells four or more vehicles in a twelve month period. In Massachusetts […]