Worker's compensation statutes limit recovery by employees, for injuries occurring in the course of employment, to the benefits of the statute. The dual capacity doctrine in products liability cases allows recovery against the employer, as a manufacturer of a defective product, beyond worker's compensation recovery. This comment explores the possibility of acceptance of the dual capacity doctrine in light of the implications of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision.
Patricia C. Perry,
The Dual Capacity Doctrine in Products Liability Cases in Pennsylvania,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol21/iss4/7