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

Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.1980

Practice Area: Defective and 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.

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