SAN FRANCISCO – In a 2-1 decision reached Aug. 4, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel affirmed a $14.9 million award to a man who was seriously injured in a rollover accident, concluding that expert testimony was not necessary to show exactly when during that accident that the plaintiff was injured (Dax Pierson v. Ford Motor Co., No. 09-17604, 9th Cir.; 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16294).
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