Thursday, November 2, 2006

Ford loses appeal of $82.6 million Explorer rollover judgment

Article in the Los Angeles Times -- Ford loses appeal of $82.6 million Explorer rollover judgment, by Bloomberg News.  The brief article notes: "A San Diego jury in June 2004 awarded Benetta Buell-Wilson and her husband $369 million, including $246 million in punitive damages. An appeals court reduced the judgment to $82.6 million in July."  The California Supreme Court refused to review the appellate court decision, and Ford plans to appeal to the United States Supreme Court.

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