DaimlerChrysler to appeal $101.75 million verdict

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DETROIT, Nov 24 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler on Wednesday said it will appeal a $101.75 million verdict against the German auto maker after a Tennessee jury ruled against the company for a seat design that was cited in the death of an 8-month-old child. The jury in Davidson County Circuit Court in Nashville, Tennessee, awarded the parents of Joshua Flax $98 million in punitive damages and $7.5 million in compensation for wrongful death and emotional distress. That included $101.75 million ...

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