Steve Gass himself
9A. “They contend that Bosch, and their new ReaXX table saw, which also features flesh-detection and blade brake technology, is infringing on SawStop’s patented inventions.”
9B. This one sentence explains how Steve Gass was cheated out of his idea he worked so hard on, by Bosch.
9C. Opinion Claim- This quote appear to be opinionated because it’s not factual to tell if it was Steve Gass’ original idea. There’s no actual evidence that proves that it was Steve Gass’ idea.
9D. This claim does provide evidence that Busch has the same technology that Steve Gass does on the flesh detection saw stop has. This shows accuracy because both ideas are patent.
Consumer Safety Advocates
4A. Consumer Safety Advocates state, “Saws cut off 4,000 fingers a year. This gadget could fix that.”
4B. This one sentence basically just says what the machine can do that others cannot.
4C. Opinion Claim- Although this could be considered a factual claim because it has hard evidence to back it up. But this is more so opinionated because there are no evidence according to statistics that’ll verify that it’s a fact.
4D. This claim does provide evidence that it’s an opinion because it says exactly how other saws are in comparison to his gadget.
1A. “At one time SawStop approached table saw manufacturers offering to license its patent portfolio technology, demanding an 8% royalty on the retail value of all table saws with the technology in addition to other terms that were onerous and not related to table saw safety.”
1B. This one sentence explains that SawStop approached manufacturers, demanding eight percent on retail, to buy make and sell product.
1C. Evaluation Claim- This quote appears to be an evaluation claim because it’s an informed opinion.
1D. This claim does provide evidence that describes SawStop approaching manufacturers and what happened after this.
11A. An amputee says, “I lost a finger and half the use of my hand in a table saw accident the cost of a cartridge a new blade is well worth having that safety.”
11B. This one sentence explains how a person lost a limb due to an unsafe saw, and how it’ll be worth paying the difference for a safety blade.
11C. Proposal Claim- This quote appears to be a proposal claim because it defines a problem and suggests a solution.
11D. This claim does provide evidence because it lists the problem which is them losing a limb, then saying that sacrificing a few extra dollars would be worth the safety.
Personal Injury Lawyer
6A. “Table saws cause more than 40,000 injuries every year. Approximately 10% of those injuries, or 40,000 result in amputations every year.”
6B. This one sentence explains the amount of injuries table saws cause approximately every year and how some result in amputation.
6C. Factual Claim- This quote appears to be a factual claim because it lists an approximate number of injuries caused by a table saw. It’s factual because the number of injuries according to statistics.
6D. This claim does provide evidence because it lists the exact approximate numbers, and the exact cause.