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Smoot v. Mazda Motors of Am., Inc., 05-4577

Dismissal of a personal injury suit is affirmed where the district court was correct to rule that the plaintiff could not prove a product defect in a car's airbag system without expert testimony.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/29/2006
  • Published 11/29/2006

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and POSNER and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Peter S. Balistreri (argued), Dubin, Balistreri, Fuchs & Schelble, Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jeffrey S. Fertl (argued), Hinshaw & Culbertson, Milwaukee, WI, for Defendants-Appellees.
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