Furlow v. Defendant Automotive Manufacturer
Untied States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois05/01/1997
Defendant Automotive Manufacturer
A plant worker for a component part supplier to an automotive manufacturer claimed that a design defect in shipping racks used to ship bumpers to the manufacturer caused spinal injury, resulting in leg paralysis and "dropped" left foot.
Based in part on medical bills and lost income allegedly exceeding $1 million, plaintiff sought $4 million.
The jury returned a defense verdict.