Jury Sides With Seat Belt Maker In Personal Injury Case

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 6:50 PM EST) -- An Alabama state jury on Thursday let Key Safety Systems Inc. off the hook in a suit brought by a consumer who claimed the company's defective seat belts contributed to injuries she and her unborn son sustained in a 2007 car accident.

After a nine-day trial, the Mobile County jury issued a verdict in favor of Key Safety, effectively releasing the automotive safety equipment manufacturer from liability, compensatory damages, punitive damages and other relief sought by Patricia Harman.

Harman brought suit in 2008 against Chrysler LLC,...
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