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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_8C > GS_8C-407

Rule 407. Subsequent remedial measures.

When, after an event, measures are taken which, if taken previously,would have made the event less likely to occur, evidence of the subsequentmeasures is not admissible to prove negligence or culpable conduct in connectionwith the event. This rule does not require the exclusion of evidence ofsubsequent measures when offered for another purpose, such as provingownership, control, or feasibility of precautionary measures, if those issuesare controverted, or impeachment. (1983, c. 701, s. 1.)