Vanderventer v. Hyundai Motor Co.


(Wis., filed December 8, 2022): Urging the Court to review the case and correct the Court of Appeals’ transformation of a presumption that a compliant product is not defective into a mechanism for plaintiffs to introduce irrelevant and highly prejudicial evidence.  Also, urging the Court to correct the misuse of evidence of subsequent remedial measures to rebut a manufacturer’s general defense or preemptively “impeach” testimony a defendant has not offered.  Lastly, urging the Court to review the lower court’s decision to allow engineers to offer novel, untested theories and medical doctors to opine on product design. 

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