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Barry v. Quality Steel Products, Inc.
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The Cohades and the Barrys were injured working on the roof of a construction site with brackets manufactured by Quality Steel Products, Inc. and sold by Rings End, Inc. The Barrys and the Cohades (Carpenters) sued Quality Steel Products, Inc. (Quality Steel) and Ring’s End, Inc. (Ring’s End). Although the jury ultimately ruled in favor Quality Steel and Ring’s End, the jury found that the brackets used on the roof were the proximate cause of the Carpenters’ injuries. The Carpenters appealed on the theory of superseding cause.
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