(735 ILCS 5/2-2105)
(This Section was added by P.A. 89-7, which has been held unconstitutional)
Changes in design or warning; inadmissibility.
are taken which, if taken previously, would have made an event
less likely to occur, evidence of the subsequent measures is not admissible to
prove a defect in a product, negligence, or culpable conduct in connection with
the event. In a product liability action brought under any theory or doctrine,
if the feasibility of a design change or change in warnings is not
controverted, then a subsequent design change or change in warnings shall not
be admissible into evidence. This rule does not require the exclusion of
evidence of subsequent measures when offered for another purpose such as
proving ownership, control, or impeachment.
(Source: P.A. 89-7, eff. 3-9-95