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Tort/Negligence – Products Liability – Crashworthiness – Evidence – Accident Causation (access required)

Quinton v. Toyota Motor Corp. Although S.C. courts have not directly addressed whether evidence of the cause of a crash is admissible in a crashworthiness case – in which plaintiff alleges that a defect caused an “enhanced injury” when the accident occurred, resulting in plaintiff’s decedent’s death – the S.C. Supreme Court has embraced the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability. Since the Restatement Third says causation evidence is admissible, the court denies plaintiff’s motion in limine to exclude such evidence

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