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Camacho v. Honda Motor Co.
Colorado Supreme Court
741 P.2d 1240 (Colo. 1987)
Camacho (plaintiff) suffered leg injuries when the motorcycle he was driving was in an accident. Honda Motor Co. (Honda) (defendant) designed and manufactured Camacho’s motorcycle. Camacho sued, claiming that Honda was strictly liable for a defective product, based on Honda’s failure to provide crash bars or other leg protection devices that were available. The trial court granted Honda's motion for summary judgment. The court of appeals affirmed, finding the danger to be within an ordinary consumer’s contemplation when purchasing the motorcycle.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kirshbaum, J.)
Dissent (Vollack, J.)
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