Duty to Warn Product Liability.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: Donald N. Timm, et al. v. Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, LTD., et al.

Case No.: 18-2641

Officials: FLAUM, KANNE, and SCUDDER, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Duty to Warn Product Liability

Donald and Mary Timm sustained serious injuries in a horrific motorcycle accident. Believing defects with the motorcycle and its rear tire caused the accidentand that their injuries were especially severe because of a defect with their helmetsthe Timms brought a products liability action under Indiana law against numerous defendants involved in the sale and manufacture of the motorcycle, its rear tire, and the helmets they wore at the time of the accident. Concluding that the Timms failed to present admissible expert testimony to...

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