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Unformatted text preview: William Bordelon Case Brief Ch. 3 Blaw 3201 Section 6 Cruz v. Fagor America, Inc. California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division 1, 2007. _U.S._, 52 Cal.Rptr.3d 862, 146 Cal.App.4 th 488. FACTS During the summer of 2001, while attending a San Diego County Fair, Alan Cruz’s parents purchased a pressure cooker from a vendor at the fair. On the date of September 10, 2001, Alan Cruz, who was 16, was burned on his thigh and left side of his torso when he attempted to take the lid off of the pressure cooker that was purchased the summer before. That same day, an email was sent to Fagor America, Inc., the American distributor of this pressure cooker, and informed them of the injuries that had occurred when using their product. Nearly a year and nine months later, June 2, 2003, the Cruz family was notified that Fagor America, Inc. was denying that they had any liability on this issue. Alan Cruz filed a complaint in the California state court on December 1, 2004, alleging product liability and causes...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2011 for the course BLAW 3201 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08
- Business Law