This note will begin by examining the legal theories involved in merging the concepts of comparative negligence and strict products liability. The social policies that are behind the merger will then be discussed. The note concludes with a review of the proposal now before the Washington legislature which would effect the merger and change the result in Seay.
Shannon J. Skinner,
Products Liability—Washington Refuses to Allow Comparative Negligence to Reduce the Strict Liability Award—Seay v. Chrysler Corp., 93 Wn. 2d 319, 609 P.2d 1382 (1980),
56 Wash. L. Rev.
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