Defense Outgunned In Osorio Tablesaw Lawsuit
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Isn't it a Matter of Common Sense?You may recall my first post on the Carlos Osorio tablesaw lawsuit or my most recent post describing how I think the plaintiff's attorneys won their case.At the risk of beating a dead horse, I'm now going to talk about the defense team's strategy and a number of interesting tidbits I discovered in the second half of the nine-day trial transcript.
The defense team representing power tool maker Ryobi and its parent company, One World Technologies, presented its case in three points: First, without using a guard or even a rip fence, Osorio was operating the saw in an unsafe manner and the saw maker couldn't possibly anticipate his dangerous methods.
Second, SawStop technology was unproven and perhaps unreliable in a job-site environment where bad weather and rough-and-tumble treatment are commonplace.Finally, adding flesh-sensing, blade-braking technology would make benchtop saws prohibitively large, heavy, and expensive...