A pretrial evidentiary ruling by a Virginia federal district court judge in an automobile crashworthy products liability case permits the manufacturer-defendant to introduce evidence of non-use of a seat belt on the issue of damages.
William H. Robinson Jr. & Richard Cullen,
Federal Court Rules Virginia Law Allows Evidence of Non-Use of Seat Belt,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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