$27 million in C.M. v. Ford Motor Co.

C.M. v. Ford Motor Co.
$27,000,000.00 jury verdict in an auto defect case for the estate of a 46-year-old man who died because the driver's seat of his vehicle failed in a rear impact motor vehicle accident, causing him to suffer fatal head injuries. The jury's award included $25,000,000 for loss of society suffered by his wife and two children, an Illinois record.