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Who’s afraid of the Restatement (Third) of Torts?

The American Law Institute promulgated the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Product Liability in 1998, but Wisconsin continues to resist its adoption. Our Supreme Court states that the Restatement (Third), at best, represents an unnecessary departure from the strict liability standard set forth by the Restatement (Second) of Torts, and at worst, is a politically motivated attempt to advance the tort reform movement.

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