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Consumers can hold a company liable not only for misrepresenting a product but also the physical harm it causes, said the Supreme Court in a 5-0 decision, and therefore, a Consumer Fraud Act claim can be filed concurrently with a Product Liability Act claim in the same complaint.

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Suzette Parmley

Suzette Parmley is the Trenton Correspondent who covers the N.J. Supreme Court, Governor, Legislature. She joined New Jersey Law Journal in Jan. 2019 from the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she was the Atlantic City Gambling Industry Writer, Trenton Statehouse Correspondent, and Retail Columnist/Reporter. A 5-time winner of the Business Financial Writing Portfolio Award from the New Jersey Press Association and graduate of the Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. Email: [email protected] or follow on Twitter: @SuzParmley

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