Evidence keyed to Fisher
Halloran v. Virginia Chemicals Inc
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The plaintiff was injured while working as an auto mechanic and using a can of refrigerant. The can of refrigerant was packaged and sold by the defendant, Virginia Chemicals (the “defendant”). The plaintiff won a verdict in his favor after a jury trial on the issue of liability only. The defendant attempted to offer evidence that the plaintiff was negligent for heating the can prior to its use and for ignoring the warning label which warned against such conduct. The trial court did not allow the evidence and the Appellate Division affirmed.
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