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Supreme Court: Family Can Sue Mazda Over Seat Belt Death
Posted on 23 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will let Mazda be sued in California courts in case involving a woman who died while wearing a seat belt across her lap in her family's minivan. The high court in a unanimous judgment Wednesday agreed to let... Read More

High Court Reverses Calif. Decision Involving Seat Belts In Mazda Minivan
Posted on 23 Feb 2011 by Christopher Bauer

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 23 held that Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208 (FMVSS 208) does not preempt state tort suits claiming that automobile manufacturers should have installed lap-and-shoulder seat belts... Read More