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RULE 5-407. SUBSEQUENT REMEDIAL MEASURES

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 5. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 400. Relevancy and Its Limits
MD Rules, Rule 5-407
RULE 5-407. SUBSEQUENT REMEDIAL MEASURES
(a) In General. When, after an event, measures are taken which, if in effect at the time of the event, would have made the event less likely to occur, evidence of the subsequent measures is not admissible to prove negligence or culpable conduct in connection with the event.
(b) Admissibility for Other Purposes. This Rule does not require the exclusion of evidence of subsequent measures when offered for another purpose, such as (1) impeachment or (2) if controverted, ownership, control, or feasibility of precautionary measures.
Source: This Rule is derived from F.R.Ev. 407.

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[Adopted Dec. 15, 1993, eff. July 1, 1994. Amended Nov. 12, 2003, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.]
MD Rules, Rule 5-407, MD R REV Rule 5-407
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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