GMC Truck Dump Bed Dislodges and Causes Crush Injuries

Weir v. International Truck and Engine Corporation – Plaintiff sustained crush injuries when a dump bed on a GMC truck dislodged from an crane and fell on plaintiff. Summary Judgment obtained in favor of manufacturer, who was a component part manufacturer of a non-defective component and had no involvement in the design and manufacture of the finished product. State Farm v. Broan: Products liability suit against fan manufacturer alleging bathroom fan caused a fire resulting in $450,000 in property damage. Obtained favorable settlement for nuisance value after establishing that fan did not cause the fire.