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General Motors Corp. v. Brewer

966 S.W.2d 56 (1998)

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General Motors Corp. v. Brewer

Supreme Court of Texas

966 S.W.2d 56 (1998)

Facts

Thomas Brewer and others (plaintiffs) owned cars manufactured by General Motors Corporation (General Motors) (defendant) that had automatic seat-belt systems. The plaintiffs argued that the seat-belt system in the cars was not automatic, because it was necessary to detach and reattach the seat belts when exiting and entering the cars. The plaintiffs sued General Motors and a car dealership (defendant) for breach of the implied warranty of merchantability and breach of express warranties. The district court granted General Motors’s motion for summary judgment. The court of appeals affirmed in part, but reversed as to the breach of warranty claims. General Motors appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Per Curiam)

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