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NM Appeals Court Upholds $165M Jury Award Against FedEx

Law360 (February 9, 2018, 6:03 PM EST) -- A New Mexico appellate court has upheld a record $165 million jury award to the family of a mother and her four-year-old daughter who were killed when a FedEx tractor trailer collided with a small pickup truck, rejecting FedEx’s argument that the size of the award was sufficient evidence that it was unreasonable.

The appellate court acknowledged Tuesday that the $165 million award, which went to the husband, young son, and parents of Marialy Venegas Morga after she and her daughter Ylairam Morga were killed in...
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