February 21, 2018 / 10:27 PM / a year ago

4th Circuit says insufficient evidence in Yamaha WaveRunner lawsuit

A federal appeals court has ruled that a South Carolina woman who suffered internal injuries when she fell off a Yamaha watercraft lacked sufficient evidence to support her claims against the company.

In a unanimous decision on Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s grant of summary judgment to Yamaha in a lawsuit brought by Deborah Hickerson alleging strict liability, negligence, failure to warn and defective design.

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