To all who agree with the judgement for the plaintiff, the following must be considered, regardless of any specific facts pertaining to the case. There is NO flesh-detecting/blade arresting technology available even today, SAWSTOP included, that has been adapted for a benchtop, portable saw. As this is the type of saw involved in the accident, any arguments supporting the judgement for the plaintiff are illogical and mute. Should all companies that make such saws be required to stop selling them? How about circular saws? Personal responsibility still stands independent of the perceived dangers of any product used. Ultimately, the decision was made by the individual to use the product, which in and of itself, can be taken as informed consent. (All saws come with owners manuals with warnings.
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