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Dangerous Auto Product Results in Woman’s Permanent Paralysis and $24.7 Million Dollar Verdict

By Law Offices of Gerald Marcus  Sep. 7, 2011 2:51p

When Ms. J.K. was stopped at a traffic light in Pasadena California and was rear-ended by another vehicle, little did she know at the time that a deadly auto defect would soon come into play leaving her paralyzed for life.Her seat broke and collapsed backwards causing her body to slide to the rear under her seatbelt and shoulder restraint. Her head then hit the backseat with force causing her to sustain serious injuries resulting in permanent paralysis.

The manufacturer of the defective seats was legally responsible for the design, manufacture and sale of the defective seat and was therefore liable for damages. The case was successfully tried in court with an award of $24.7 million. Nothing can replace Ms. J.K’s loss, but the financial compensation awarded is a level of justice served. When companies become negligent and do take proper actions to prevent serious accidents, it becomes necessary to legally hold them accountable. Profit should never come above consumer safety.

Have you or someone you love been injured by a dangerous product?

If you or someone you love has been the victim of a dangerous product, it would be in your and their best interests to contact a Los Angeles personal injury attorney as soon as possible. When a product is dangerous and defective, this falls under product liability. Product recalls are all too common and give testimony to how quality can be ignored and that consumers need protection. Carelessness and negligence have no place in the professional world and should be compensated for when injury or death results.

Get Competent Legal Help in Los Angeles

At the Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus, we can help. We have been representing clients for personal injury matters since 1987 and have recovered over $75 million for our clients in awards and settlements. The insurance companies have many sophisticated methods of minimizing or denying honest personal injury claims and our firm, in turn, increases its abilities to keep the playing field level and match their efforts.Even if you have not been seriously injured, we do not discriminate against clients and we handle each case as being different and unique and we will take into consideration your specific needs. We do everything possible to ensure justice is served.

For experienced and competent legal help with your injury, contact a Los Angeles dangerous product lawyer in our office for a consultation today.

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