Calling it a "first step" towards filing a legal challenge, a group of consumer and trial lawyer organizations have filed a petition asking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to reconsider a final rule on designated seating positions in vehicles because it includes language that would give vehicle manufacturers immunity from state tort suits related to seatbelt use.
Consumer, trial attorneys ask for reconsideration of rule that would grant auto manufacturers immunity
The National Law Journal
November 26, 2008
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