Case Conclusion Date: 11.28.2007
Practice Area: Wrongful death
Outcome: Confidential settlement shortly after filing.
Description: Plaintiff was an elderly woman who was killed when her clothing caught fire. The plaintiff alleged that the use of Downy Liquid Fabric Softener in her laundry caused her clothing to become far more flammable. As a result, the fire spread over her clothing too quickly for her to disrobe before she suffered fatal injuries.