Verdict Against NSPI Upheld.The Washington (state) Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's $6.6 million verdict against the National Spa & Pool Institute, Alexandria, Virginia Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 128,284. Located along the Western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) south of downtown Washington, DC. , The Court of Appeals rejected NSPI's claims that the trial court's decision wrongfully wrong·ful
1. Wrong; unjust: wrongful criticism.
2. Unlawful: wrongful death. assigned liability for negligent standard setting. ASAE ASAE American Society of Association Executives
ASAE American Society of Agricultural Engineers (Society for Engineering in Agricultural, Food, and Biological Systems)
ASAE Alkali-Sulfite-Anthraquinone-Ethanol was among the organizations that filed amicus briefs arguing that the court not issue a decision that would limit association standard-setting activities. The court responded to briefs from ASAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association This article is about the standards association NEMA. For other uses, see Nema.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association or NEMA is a U.S. , Rosslyn, Virginia Rosslyn is an unincorporated area located in the northeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, north of Arlington National Cemetery and directly across the Potomac River from Georgetown in Washington, D.C. , stating:
"The Electrical Manufacturers and the Association Executives express concern that the imposition of tort liability would chill important trade association research and development activities, 'thereby having the net effect of decreasing product safety overall.' We recognize their concern, but we also point out that the narrow holding here need not have that effect.... The forseeability of the risk of harm distinguishes this case."