The court returned the case to the lower court to hold a trial, stating that:
“(1) death of elderly purchaser from hyperthermia as result of failed air conditioning unit was reasonably foreseeable, permitting claim of consequential damages in action for breach of warranty; (2) manufacturers owed duty of care to purchaser to design and manufacture product that would be reasonably safe for its intended and reasonably foreseeable uses; and (3) whether leaky air conditioning unit that failed to cool on a hot day was dangerous was question for jury.” David B. GARAVALIA, as executor of the Estate of Arvo Lake, a deceased person, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. HEAT CONTROLLER, INC.; Addison Products Company, Inc.; O.G.F. Corporation, doing business as Giles Appliance Center; and Odell Giles, individually, Defendants-Appellees. No. 5-89-0749. April 19, 1991.
What do you think a jury would do in this case?
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