Ford Hit With $23.4M SUV Rollover Award

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 6:33 PM EST) -- In the latest setback in Ford Motor Co.'s long-running Explorer rollover debacle, a California jury has reportedly awarded a $23.4 million verdict to a woman who became a quadriplegic after an accident in 2007.

Cynthia Castillo won a unanimous jury verdict on Thursday for an accident in which she lost control of her vehicle on a freeway when the tread detached from her left-rear tire, the Associated Press reported Friday. Castillo's suit was heard in the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, according to...
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