Ohio’s legislature passed the Product Liability Act in 2006, which capped certain court damages at $5,000 and created special protections for companies that once sold paint containing lead. Gov. Ted Strickland vetoed it, but the Ohio Supreme Court overturned the veteo last month on a technicality. Today, a group of consumer advocates in Ohio turned in 1,800 signatures in an attempt to bring the issue to a public vote in November ’08. [Business Week]

Comments

Edit Your Comment

  1. Trai_Dep says:

    So this means we can ship all the China Poison Train stuff to OHIO!? OutSTANDING!!

  2. The high court said Strickland’s veto came after a 10-day time limit laid out in the state Constitution.

    Well, damn.