Monday, August 3, 2009

Product liability claims against denture adhesive manufacturer

There is a growing number of lawsuits alleging zinc poisoning and neurological injuries linked to Fixodent denture adhesive cream. Procter & Gamble insists that there is no connection between its product and these injuries. With more than 35 million Americans using denture creams, the potential level of liability is considerable. The two most obvious claims would be a warning defect and design defect in the use of zinc. However, the science is not quite there yet to show the linkage conclusively. These case may also raise interesting “foreseeable misuse” elements if the company argues that patients are overusing the cream. For the full story, click here. For the full story go here. Thannks to Prof. Jonathan Turley for the information

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