A Texas jury has awarded greater than $37 million to a lady who sued Honda after being paralyzed in a 2015 automobile crash.
Sarah Milburn sued the automaker over its seatbelt design after her Uber driver ran a purple gentle and the Honda was struck by a pickup truck in Dallas.
Milburn’s lawyer argued that the seatbelts within the Honda Odyssey have been poorly designed and contributed to her accidents. The crash broke the 27-year-old’s backbone, leaving her a quadriplegic.
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A Honda spokesman mentioned Friday that the corporate will enchantment. Honda had argued it wasn’t accountable for Milburn’s accidents as a result of the Odyssey’s seatbelts met federal security requirements.
Milburn’s lawyer argued the seatbelts the place Milburn was seated within the minivan had a two-part system that was unfamiliar and troublesome to make use of for many individuals.