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Friedman v. General Motors Corp
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Mr. Friedman alleged that he turned the ignition on his seventeen month old Oldsmobile while it was in drive, not expecting it to start. The car did start and leaped forward, and Mr. Friedman was unable to control the car before it crashed. Mr. Friedman and three members of his family were injured in the crash. Plaintiffs brought a claim against the Defendant and the trial court granted Defendant’s motion for summary judgment, finding that Plaintiffs had not proved the car was defective. The appellate court reversed the trial court’s decision and Defendant appealed.
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