Michael K. Brown and Lisa M. Baird are attorneys with the Los Angeles office of the Crosby, Heafey Roach & May law firm. Mr. Brown is a partner and specializes in commercial and product liability litigation. Ms. Baird is a senior associate in the firm’s appellate department and specializes in product liability. The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Washington Legal Foundation. They should not be construed as an attempt to aid or hinder the passage of legislation.