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Richter v. Limax International
Citation:45 F.3d 1464 (10th Cir. 1995)
The plaintiff purchased a mini-trampoline from the defendants. At the time, there were no instructions in or on the box containing the trampoline, although the trampoline did have a sticker on it stating: “This product was designed to be used only as an exercise device. it is not designed to be used for acrobatics trampolining or any springboard type activities.” The plaintiff would go on to use the trampoline for jogging. Eventually, the plaintiff began to experience severe pain in her ankles while walking. The plaintiff was later diagnosed as having stress fractures in her ankles. The defendants admitted that they conducted no tests on the effects of jogging on the trampoline.
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