Colo. Court Adds $3.6M Interest To $2.9M Ford Injury Award

By Y. Peter Kang (November 19, 2020, 7:03 PM EST) -- A Colorado appeals court on Thursday affirmed a $3.6 million interest award on top of a $2.9 million verdict in a suit alleging Ford's defective car seat partly caused a motorist's brain injury, saying a decade of interest at annual rate of 9% is owed despite a yearslong appellate process.

In a published opinion, a three-judge Court of Appeals panel unanimously upheld a Boulder County judge's decision to award Forrest Walker about $3.6 million in prejudgment interest in a suit alleging that Ford Motor Co.'s defective driver's seat in his 1998 Ford Explorer caused him to suffer a traumatic brain injury...

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