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Alleged injury over table saw spurs another product liability suit against Robert Bosch Tool Corp.

By Annie Cosby | Jul 10, 2014

A Tennessee woman is suing a tool manufacturer, claiming she was injured due to faulty safety features on a table saw.

Jennifer Adcock filed a lawsuit June 3 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Robert Bosch Tool Corp., citing product liability.

According to the complaint, Adcock was using Bosch's Skil table saw on June 17, when the blade came into contact with her left hand and caused severe injuries.

Adcock accuses Bosch of failing to utilize updated safety technology in the blade guard and safety features.

About a handful of similar claims involving table saws have been filed in the Cook County Circuit Court since April, including one against Bosch, as well as afew others against Sears and other defendants over Craftsman table saws.

Adcock is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by attorneys F. John Cushing III of Cushing Law Offices.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L005882.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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