Toyota v. Reavis


(Tex. App., filed February 27, 2020): Arguing that long-settled Texas law limits evidence of unrelated accidents in product liability cases. Also arguing that the Texas statutory presumption of non-liability for manufacturers meeting federal safety standards serves important purposes.  To invoke the exception to the presumption of non-liability, a party should be required to present specific types of relevant evidence.

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