South Carolina Federal Jury Awards $1.37 Million In Car Crash Suit

(August 30, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- COLUMBIA, S.C. — The widow of a man who committed suicide after being injured in a car accident was awarded $1.37 million on Aug. 26 in her suit against Ford Motor Co. by a federal jury in South Carolina after the jury found that Ford’s 2010 Escape was defective when it was put on the market (Crystal L. Wickersham v. Ford Motor Co., No. 9:13-cv-1192-DCN, D. S.C.).

(Verdict available. Document #77-160914-011V.)

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina answered “yes”...
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