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Labelling Cases Summarized By Product Liability Lawyer

This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of labelling. For more information on the topic of labelling see the pages on Wikipedia. 

Labelling-Statutes

See Virginia Consumer Protection Act, Va. Code § 59.1-200.

Labelling-Cases

1995 Wood v. Bass Pro Shops, 250 Va. 297, 462 S.E.2d 101.

Plaintiff in this instance alleged defect in tree stand that collapsed while he was in tree. Trial court admitted pages from catalogues of other retailers who were not parties to this action. Plaintiff admitted that prior to this accident he had ordered tree stands from two other companies. Their catalogues were admitted for purpose of showing that they recommended safety belt which plaintiff was not using at time of this incident.

1953 McClanahan v. California Spray Corp., 194 Va. 842, 75 S.E.2d 712.

Term labelling is defined to include not only label but all circulars and materials and placards for display purposes. Court makes reference to Pennsylvania case dealing with adequacy of label warning on can of cleaning fluid. Reference is also made to case involving adequacy of label warning of flammability of combs used for hair dressing.

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