“Clap On, Clap Off, Case Dismissed”

Kevin at Lowering the Bar recalls an unsuccessful product liability action by a plaintiff who “managed to injure herself when attempting to activate ‘The Clapper,’ the famous as-seen-on-TV device that promised to permanently eliminate that tiresome chore of actually crossing a room and operating a light switch.”


  • Idea (uh oh) – How about criminal “harassment” charges for people who file bogus lawsuits?
    (I know it’d never fly because DAs wouldn’t want to cut into their cohorts’ profits).

  • Yes, but having fallen, will this case find some way to get back up again?

  • This is promising, a product liability lawsuit that does NOT lead to a massive settlement or verdict.