Jury Awards $21.7M In Polaris Watercraft Crash

Law360, Los Angeles (July 25, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles jury on Tuesday awarded $21.7 million to a woman injured in a 2008 personal watercraft crash on the Colorado River in a lawsuit against the watercraft manufacturer Polaris Industries Inc., according to reports. 

Polaris said in a statement that it will likely be held liable for $11 million of the verdict after the jury found that the watercraft involved in the accident, a 2001 Polaris Virage, had a faulty design. The plaintiff, Fabiola Esparza, suffered a serious brain injury in 2008 after the...
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