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Crashworthiness; Major Auto Manufacturer Pays

Practice Area: Defective and Dangerous Products

Outcome: Settlement: $1,650,000

Description: Seat Collapses in Automobile – Paraplegia. Products Liability Settlement Against Major U.S. Auto Manufacturer: A husband and wife’s were rear-ended by another motorist. The wife’s seat back collapsed and she was thrown rearward. Her body struck the rear-seat, causing her spinal cord to be functionally severed. She was permanently paralyzed from the waist down.

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