The Government Contractor Defense: Breaking the Boyle Barrier

Cantu, Charles E.; Young, Randy W.
December 1998
Albany Law Review;1998, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p403
Academic Journal
Discusses the weaknesses of the defense of First Lieutenant David A. Boyle in a case with United Technologies Corp. and shows how plaintiffs may defeat the defense in order to successfully recover for their injuries. Origins of the government contractor defense; Evolution of the defense under Boyle; Independent elements set forth in Boyle and ways by which a plaintiff may overcome each element.


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