CommonName2: Garo Mardirossian, attorney for Uno's surviving family members, characterized [it] as a "win, win, win." ..."To get a $10-million verdict for a 66-year old woman with medical problems is a great thing," he saidBecause that $10 million comes from nowhere! No one loses!
Mach10: FTA: faulty electronics caused her Camry to accelerate wildly
mxypltz42: "Toyota got a lot of chinks in its armor exposed here."I think he could have phrased that better.
Alonjar: Mach10: FTA: faulty electronics caused her Camry to accelerate wildlyFTFA: Instead, the jury found that the accident was entirely the fault of the other driver, Olga Belo, who crashed into the Camry, causing Uno to accidentally step down on the accelerator and race out of control.
Alonjar: Sounds like it was a bullshiat claim.
Curious: i have had three cars totaled in rear end collisions where i was stopped and then run into. i have yet to be hurt or to sue anyone. although in the second one i had to threaten to sue to get the few dollars i deserved to replace the car at full value.
Loren: I've only been in one and it was nowhere near totaling the car.
Sonneillon: So how does this work in the US, does the insurance company foot the entire $10m?
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