Mchenry, IL asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Illinois

Q: How do I file a case for a exploding glass milk bottle that caused boldly harm

The glass milk bottle was sitting in the sink. Was being washed out and exploded

1 Lawyer Answer

Charles Candiano

Answered
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: The situation you explain is simply not possible. A glass bottle cannot explode any more than a water glass can explode. On the other hand, if a sealed milk bottle was in the sink, before it had been washed, it is certainly possible for back area growth to result in sufficient pressure to cause the bottle to explode. that is not a design flaw. Bottles which are intended to be pressurized (such as champagne bottles) are specially designed and much thicker than other bottles. I do not believe that you have a viable action.

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