47 Syracuse L. Rev. 379 (1996-1997)
Commercial Law

handle is hein.journals/syrlr47 and id is 405 raw text is: COMMERCIAL LAW
Samuel J. M. Donnellyt
Mary Ann Donnelytt
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION ................................................................................... 380
I.  PRODUCTS LIABILITY .................................................................. 381
A.    Introduction ........................................................................ 381
B.    Defect .................................................................................. 384
1. Design Defect and the Shape of the Products Liabil-
ity Action ....................................................................... 384
2. Safety Device and Modification Cases ......................... 389
3.   Warnings ....................................................................... 391
4. Proof of Defect .............................................................. 393
5. Firefighter's Rule? ........................................................ 394
C.    Who is Liable? .................................................................... 394
D.    Statutes of Limitation .......................................................... 398
E.    Preemption (Medical Device Amendments) ....................... 400
II.   SALES ......................................................................................... 402
A.    Introduction ........................................................................ 402
B.    The Applicability of Article 2 ............................................. 403
C.    Statute of Frauds ................................................................ 410
D.    Battle of Forms ................................................................... 413
E.    Cure .................................................................................... 418
F.    Damages ............................................................................. 420
III.   BANKING AND COMMERCIAL PAPER ........................................... 424
A.    Deferred Posting, Final Payment, Delay in Settling .......... 424
B.    Improperly Payable Items .................................................. 429
C.    Holder in Due Course ........................................................ 430
t Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law; Member of the New York
and New Jersey Bars.
tt Professor of Business Administration, LeMoyne College; Member of the New York
Bar. The Authors wish to thank Mr. Douglas DeMarche for his invaluable assistance in
preparing footnotes for this article, as well as other research assistance throughout the writ-
ing of this piece.

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