Pennsylvania Superior Court Affirms $55 Million Verdict In Product Defect Suit
(April 20, 2017, 1:35 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel on April 19 affirmed a $55 million verdict in a product liability suit in which a man claimed that he became a quadriplegic because the seat belt he was wearing during a car crash did not protect him (American Honda Motor Co., Inc. v. Carlos Martinez, et al., No. 445 EDA 2015, Pa. Super., 2017 Pa. Super. LEXIS 271).
(Opinion available. Document #77-170426-014Z.)
Crash And Suit
On May 1, 2010, Carlos Martinez was driving a 1999 Acura Integra...