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07-CV-303 Burton v. American Cyanamid Co

07-CV-303 Burton v. American Cyanamid Co

Docket #1070 The court held, inter alia, that (1) white lead carbonate (WLC) manufacturers did not owe plaintiff a duty to warn , such that plaintiff's duty-to-warn claims could sound only in strict liability and not in negligence; (2) the bulk supplier doctrine applies such that manufacturers of WLC who sold their product to third-party manufacturers for integration into paint did not owe end consumers a duty to warn.

07-CV-303 Burton v. American Cyanamid Co

07-CV-303 , Burton v. American Cyanamid Co

Docket #1060 The court held that defendant manufacturers of white lead carbonate in a case proceeding under Wisconsin's risk-contribution theory of liability are entitled to present an exculpatory defense asserting that chemical analysis of paint chips found in plaintiff's home indicates that WLC manufactured by the defendant is not present.

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