Wyeth v. Weeks, Redux: Will Alabama Courtís Decision Remain an Outlier or Spark a Rewrite of Product Liability Law?
Topic: Civil Justice Reform
By John J. Park, Jr., of counsel to the Atlanta office of the law firm Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP who was Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama from 1995 to 2006.
Legal Opinion Letter, September 12, 2014, 2 pages
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Alabama’s highest court embraced a theory of liability rejected by most state and federal judges who have considered it, injecting the judiciary into a policy debate that should be addressed by the legislative branch.