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Date: 05-18-2022

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Angel Tyler v. Ford Motor Company, et al.

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Judge: Joanna Tabit

Court: Circuit Court, Kanawha County, West Virginia

Plaintiff's Attorney: Brian Bigelow and Beasley Allen

Defendant's Attorney: James Feeney

Description: Charleston, West Virginia personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on product liability and wrongful death theories.

Angel Tyler, the mother of Breanna Bumgarnder, age 19, sued Ford Motor Company and others claiming that her daughter was killed in a car wreck in which her Ford Mustang was struck in a collision that led to a vehicle fire. The other vehicle was a pickup driven by Anna Errickson, a minor.

Plaintiff alleged that the Mustang was defective and unreasonably dangerous as designed in that the brake fuild resrvoi was not sufficient protected from a crash.

Ford denied that the Mustang was defective or unreasonably dangerous.

The door was the Mustang could not be opened after the accident and the car caught fire.

Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $7 million.

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