• Changes in Products Liability Law: The PA Supreme Court Overturns 35 Years of Products Liability Law: The New Products Liability Cause of Action is a “Judicially Created Hybrid: ‘A Wart’”
  • January 8, 2015 | Author: Christopher S. Channel
  • Law Firm: Leech Tishman - Pittsburgh Office
  • On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision that alters the strict products liability landscape in Pennsylvania. In Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., Chief Justice Castille authored an 137-page opinion in which Justices Bear, Todd and Stevens joined, while Justice Saylor filed a concurring and dissenting opinion in which Justice Eakin joined.