“By agreeing not [to] employ such safer alternatives, defendant and its competitors attempted to assure that those alternatives would not become ‘state of the art,’ thereby attempting to insulate themselves from liability for placing a defective product on the market,’ Ryszard Wec claims in Cook County Court.”- Injured Man Says Bosch Tool Lobbied Feds to Keep Safer Power Saws off the Market
2. Ryszard Wec claims that because Bosh Tool is trying to keep up the pricing of its competitors, they have failed to alter their products with the latest safety mechanisms. The company is therefore placing faulty and not cutting edge products on the market.
3. It is an evaluation claim.
4. It is an evaluation claim because it clearly weighs the costs and benefits of establishing the safety devices. The costs: people such as Ryszard Wec will sue and the competition will instate these devices, loosing the edge on other companies; the benefits: it keeps prices low and in the competition.