Jury Finds Honda Not Liable In Fatal La. Crash

Law360, Los Angeles (February 3, 2014, 8:32 PM EST) -- A Louisiana jury on Friday found that American Honda Motor Co. Inc. was not liable for the death of a man who was driving a Honda sedan when he was involved in a fatal accident in 2004, rejecting the plaintiffs' contention that the vehicle had a defective seatbelt.

Following a weeklong trial, the jury in state court in Bossier Parish determined that the seatbelt system in the 1995 Honda Accord driven by Paul Day Allred Jr. was not unreasonably dangerous in design, clearing Honda of liability...
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