Plaintiff v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

  • Circuit Court, DeKalb County, Illinois02/01/2001
    Counsel: John J. Duffy
    Client: Defendant Automobile Manufacturer
    Outcome: Defense Verdict


Plaintiff claimed electrical system defects caused a fire that destroyed a truck.

The defense contended that post-sale modification of the electrical system to accommodate a snow plow blade was the cause of the fire.

Plaintiff sought $26,000. The jury returned a defense verdict.