Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Washington Panel Upholds Apartment Complex's Verdict Against Siding Maker

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Washington Panel Upholds Apartment Complex's Verdict Against Siding Maker

TACOMA, Wash. - A Division II Washington Court of Appeals panel on July 22 affirmed a $755,314.71 jury verdict entered against the manufacturer of allegedly defective siding, ruling that while the trial judge erred in providing the jury with a failure-of-essential-purpose instruction, the mistake was not prejudicial to Louisiana Pacific Corp. (LP) (Canterbury Apartment Homes LLC v. Louisiana Pacific Corporation, No. 44545-0-II, Wash. App., Div. 2; 2014 Wash. App. LEXIS 1804).

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