A housewife purchased a roll of pre-pasted wallpaper at the local paint and hardware store for her mother who was remodeling her bathroom.

The store clerk told her that the wallpaper “was easy to put up” and that she “would have no problem.” She returned home, unwrapped the roll and, before applying it to the wall, sustained an acute allergic reaction from the wallpaper necessitating hospitalization. She had a prior history of “allergies.”

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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