“obvious and apparent” danger

May 10, 2013

  • 313A Products Liability
  • 313AIII Particular Products
  • 313Ak282 k. Miscellaneous Products.

313A Products LiabilityUnder Maine law, manufacturer of fire extinguisher cabinet had no duty to warn high school student of possibility that she would bump her head against bottom of cabinet if she stood up from seated position in high school hallway; danger posed by cabinet under such circumstances was obvious and apparent.
Hayes v. Larsen’s Mfg. Co., Inc., 871 F.Supp. 56 (D. Me. 1994)