2018 Louisiana Laws
Code of Evidence
CE 407 - Subsequent remedial measures

Universal Citation: LA Code Ev 407 (2018)

Art. 407. Subsequent remedial measures

In a civil case, when, after an event, measures are taken which, if taken previously, 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. This Article does not require the exclusion of evidence of subsequent measures when offered for another purpose, such as proving ownership, authority, knowledge, control, or feasibility of precautionary measures, or for attacking credibility.

Acts 1988, No. 515, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.

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