Yamaha Out $3.3M In Ala. Suit Over Rhino Vehicle Injuries

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A jury in Montgomery, Ala., on Wednesday dinged Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. for $3.3 million in a lawsuit filed by a woman who was severely injured when her Rhino off-road vehicle flipped over while she was driving around her farm.

According to one of plaintiff Jacklyn McMahon’s attorneys, Aaron Watson of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor PA, the jury found Yamaha guilty of wanton disregard for the safety of its consumers by failing to correct safety issues with the Rhino even thought it knew...
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