A $58.5 million verdict against DaimlerChrysler AG is thrown out by a Pennsylvania appeals court on the grounds a trial court “abused its discretion.” The verdict stemmed from a class-action lawsuit filed by a woman who burned her hand when an airbag in a Chrysler vehicle inflated during a collision. The Superior Court of Pennsylvania overruled a lower court verdict from February, which at the time was the largest monetary award ever over airbag litigation. “Justice was finally served ...
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