Plasma Torch Warranty Claim Dismissed In Indiana Lawsuit; Negligence Claim Survives

Plasma Torch Warranty Claim Dismissed In Indiana Lawsuit; Negligence Claim Survives

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The implied warranty claim against the manufacturer of a plasma torch that caused a plaintiff's work shirt to burn was denied Sept. 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, but the manufacturer of the plasma torch was denied summary judgment with respect to the negligence claim because the plaintiff presented evidence that the plasma torch may be unreasonably dangerous (Rex Hathaway, et uxor v. Cintas Corporate Services Inc., et al.,  No. 10-195, N.D. Ind.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138000).

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