By statute, the Secretary of Transportation has the authority to issue appropriate safety standards for motor vehicles and their equipment. Respondents filed lawsuits under state common law alleging negligent design defects in equipment manufactured by petitioners. Petitioners claim that these actions are pre-empted by a federal safety standard, even though the standard...
FREIGHTLINER CORP. v. MYRICK
514 U.S. 280 (1995)
FREIGHTLINER CORP. et al. v. MYRICK et al.
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Argued February 22, 1995.
Decided April 18, 1995.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Thomas, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Rehnquist, C. J., and Stevens, O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., concurred in the judgment.
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