Pa. Man Fights Honda's Bid To Rehear Appeal Of $55M Verdict

Law360, Philadelphia (May 18, 2017, 4:56 PM EDT) -- An individual who was rendered a quadriplegic after an auto accident urged a Pennsylvania appeals court Thursday not to allow reargument of a decision that affirmed a $55 million jury verdict against Honda on the grounds that the company knew about a seatbelt defect.

Plaintiff Carlos Martinez said there were no grounds for the Superior Court to reargue or reconsider its unpublished and non-precedential ruling in the case and accused the automaker of exaggerating the need for review.

“In the rare instance when a case actually...
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