Griffin v. General Motors Corp., 380 Mass. 362 (1980)

Paul R Sugarman

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 1980

Practice Area:Defective / Dangerous Products

Outcome:The Supreme Judicial Court decided that the experiment performed by SUGARMAN lawyers on behalf of the plaintiff to prove the faulty design could be used against General Motors.

Description:Jury verdict against General Motors affirmed on appeal where an improperly designed car allowed fumes from engine to enter passenger compartment, explode and severely burn the driver.