Ford Asks 9th Circ. To Reverse $14M Rollover Award

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to reverse a $14 million judgment against it in the case of a man severely injured in a rollover accident, saying the plaintiff’s expert wrongly relied on other experts to prove causation.

A jury found in favor of plaintiff Dax Pierson, whose involvement in the 2005 crash of a 2003 Ford E-350 utility van rendered him a quadriplegic, after biomechanical expert Martha Bidez testified as to the timing of the roof's collapse and the alleged launching of...
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