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Even With Federal Standards Offering Choice, State Tort Suits Not Preempted

May 13, 2011
Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Attorney Fred J. Fresard was featured in a Michigan Lawyers Weekly article addressing the implications of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that says state tort lawsuits related to seat belts are not preempted from Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. “Our automotive clients really need some sense of predictability and some regularity in the regulatory scheme,” said Fresard.