1st Circuit Finds No Error In Allowing Expert Testimony On Guard Design In Vehicle

(May 10, 2016, 11:05 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — There was no error in admitting an expert to testify in a wrongful death lawsuit on an alternative underride guard design in an automobile, the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed May 9, also certifying to the Puerto Rico Supreme Court the question of the extent of a car manufacturer’s liability for the $6 million damages award (Berardo A. Quilez-Velar, et al. v. OX Bodies, Inc., Nos. 15-1466 & 15-1533, 1st Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8517).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160513-024Z.)

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