90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0357
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CIV PRO-PRODUCT LIABLTY-SAFETY                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  "Civil  Practice"  Article  of  the  Code  of  Civil      
   Procedure.  Provides that in a product liability action the  plaintiff      
   may  not  use  the manufacturer's product safety analysis or review or      
   consideration of reasonable remedial  measures  to  prove  negligence,      
   that  the  product  was  defective or unreasonably dangerous, or other      
   culpable  action  or  to  prove  conduct  that   would   subject   the      
   manufacturer  to  punitive  or  exemplary damages.  Allows use of that      
   evidence for purposes of impeachment.  Provides for discovery of  that      
   evidence.  Effective January 1, 1998.                                       
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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