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December 10, 2015 in

Mazda may appeal $10 million accident verdict in Ala.

Hannah Lutz Automotive News Mazda Motor Corp. said it is considering an appeal of an Alabama jury order to pay $9.9 million to the victims of a 2010 crash that resulted in a fuel-fed fire, injuring the driver and killing the only passenger . The jury reached its verdict Monday after a three-week trial in the circuit court of Jefferson County, Ala., in Bessemer. On...
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December 10, 2015 in

Jury Awards $55.3 Million for a Defective Seatbelt in a Honda Vehicle

Stewart J. Eisenberg and Daniel J. Sherry, Jr. of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg, & Jeck, P.C. represent a man who became a quadriplegic after a vehicle rollover. PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury has awarded a record-setting $55.3 million to a man who became a quadriplegic after his 1999 Acura Integra, which is manufactured by the Honda Motor Company, rolled over and his seatbelt...
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December 10, 2015 in

Hyundai America to appeal $248 million verdict over fatal crash

(Reuters) - Hyundai Motor America said on Wednesday it would appeal a $248 million verdict awarded to the families of two boys killed in 2011 in a crash involving a Hyundai car they claimed was defective. Jurors in Lake County, Montana, returned the verdict Tuesday following a two-week trial, according to Mark Williams, the lawyer who represented the family of Tanner Olson. Olson, 14, and...
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December 10, 2015 in

Mobile County jury slaps Kia with $40 million wrongful death verdict

MOBILE, Alabama -- Parents of a Mobile County teenager who was killed in a car accident in 2004 received a $40 million wrongful death judgment this week against Kia Motors and the makers of a seatbelt buckle. Tiffany Stabler was ejected from her car on Ben Hamilton Road in west Mobile on July 4 that year. Witnesses for the plaintiffs said that she was wearing...
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April 24, 2014 in

Half Million Texas Workers Not Covered by Workplace Insurance

At least a half-million Texas workers have no occupational insurance coverage, either from workers' compensation or from a private equivalent, Texas Department of Insurance officials said Tuesday. Texas is the only state in the country where the decision to carry workers' compensation insurance or a private equivalent is voluntary for companies of any size. All other states mandate occupational insurance coverage. Workers’ Compensation and Non-Subscribers...
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