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Civil Procedure Keyed to Erichson
Fassett v. Sears Holding Corp.
Citation:319 F.R.D. 143 (M.D. Pa. 2017)
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Fassett (Plaintiff) sued Sears Holding (Defendant) in federal court for products liability after sustaining injuries while using a lawnmower. During discovery, Fassett filed motions to compel information about the lawnmower’s design. Fassett sought information about alternative cap designs for the lawnmower and more information about the manufacturing process.
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