Bryte v. Am. Household, 04-1051
In an action against the manufacturer of an allegedly defective electrical throw, judgment as a matter of law for defendants is affirmed where the trial court did not abuse its discretion in excluding evidence, which resulted in insufficient evidence to prove causation of a deadly fire.
- Argued 05/26/2005
- Decided 11/21/2005
- Published 11/21/2005
Before WIDENER, NIEMEYER, and LUTTIG, Circuit Judges.
United States Fourth Circuit
ARGUED: William J. Hansen, McDermott, Hansen & Mclaughlin, Denver, Colorado, for Appellants. Stephen Thomas Moffett, Moffett & Dillon, Birmingham, Michigan, for Appellees. ON BRIEF: George E. McLaughlin, McDermott, Hansen & Mclaughlin, Denver, Colorado, for Appellants. John E. Hall, John H. Williams, Jr., Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott, P.L.L.C., Morgantown, West Virginia; Thomas Vitu, Moffett & Dillon, Birmingham, Michigan, for Appellees.