Crown Equipment Corporation Prevails in Product Liability Trial

By: GDLD | 7.26.15 | Case Results

Thomas J. Cullen, Jr. and Kali Enyeart Book obtained a defense verdict in favor of Crown Equipment Corporation, a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment.  In Hernandez v. Crown Equipment Corporation, Plaintiff Jose Hernandez sustained a leg amputation injury while operating a Crown stand-up rider forklift.  Plaintiff and his wife brought claims for design defect and loss of consortium against Crown.  The jury deliberated for two hours before returning a full defense verdict.  The trial spanned two weeks in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.