Partner Laurel Stevenson assisted a firm from Wisconsin in obtaining summary judgment for a defendant in a products’ liability case arising out of a fire. The client purchased a company who had manufactured wood stoves. The asset purchase agreement contained provisions regarding liabilities of the manufacturer. The plaintiffs sued multiple defendants for the fire which occurred in a residence, including the the successor company to the manufacturer of the stove. Plaintiffs alleged multiple theories against the successor company, including breach of implied warranty. Following extensive briefing and a hearing on summary judgment, judgment was entered for the client on all of plaintiffs’ claims.