Jury Sides With Ford In $27M Defective Design Suit

Law360, New York (May 3, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal jury sided with Ford Motor Co. Friday in a $27 million lawsuit brought by an accident victim who blamed the design of Ford's heavy-duty pickup truck for her paralysis.

The jury reached a unanimous verdict after more than six hours of deliberation, finding that Ford was not at fault in a February 2007 drunk driving accident involving a model year 2002 F-250 pickup truck that ran off a rural road in Jackson County, Iowa, smashed into a tree and landed upside down....
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Nemmers v. Ford Motor Company


Case Number

3:09-cv-00014

Court

Iowa Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Charles R. Wolle

Date Filed

January 27, 2009

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.