Made in China: Consumer Product Lawsuits Imported to the United States/ IADC Committee Newsletter

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This article details the recent recalls by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) of several Chinese imports, due to the discovery of poisonous chemicals. The recalls, author Greg Shelton explains, have led to an uptick in lawsuits filed against American companies that import goods from China because, “tort law in China has not advanced to a point where there is meaningful recourse available to injured in that country. Thus, American importers are both the front line of defense, and the front line of attack.”

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