Case Conclusion Date: 10.28.2011
Practice Area: Defective and dangerous products
Outcome: $13,602,345.35 Verdict for Plaintiffs.
Description: Gwen Chattelle was rendered a quadriplegic when the right rear tire on her 2003 Ford Expedition separated while driving on I-75 in Florida, causing her vehicle to go out of control, enter the median and roll five times. The right rear tire had been improperly serviced and repaired by the defendant three months prior to the crash. Mrs. Chattelle's entire family was in the vehicle on their way to South Florida for a family vacation.