A New York jury awarded $55.9 million to a woman and her spouse in a lawsuit that alleged a spinal surgery left her paralyzed.
On April 8, 2013, Gerri Koch was rear ended at a stop sign by an uninsured motorist. Ms. Koch, 50 years old, sustained a permanent spinal injury. Ms. Koch, who had coverage with Allstate for up to $250,000 in the event she was hit and injured by an uninsured driver, filed a claim with the company. Allstate denied the claim. Ms. Koch filed suit.
Chrysler has found themselves a party to a wrongful death lawsuit filed in federal district court in Houston.