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Federal Preemption Defeats Case Based on South Carolina law

Preemption is a concept deeply rooted in the United States Constitution and in our system of federalism. When it presents itself in a state court room, however, the concept becomes more real, and hard-edged, particularly when it is used to defeat a wrongful death claim in favor of Ford Motor Company.