MADISON, Wis. (June 20)—The Wisconsin Supreme Court has unanimously restored a $12 million verdict against Continental A.G. in the case of a Milwaukee woman who was left quadriplegic by the crash of her Volkswagen Vanagon in 1991. The Continental snow tires on Christine Morden´s van blew out, and the family charged Conti with negligence in product testing. The state high court was "the court of last resort," according to Robert Slattery, the Mordens´ attorney, since the case contains no federal issue to interest the U.S. Supreme Court. The Mordens are facing bankruptcy because of Christine´s medical bills, and are "relieved" the process is over, Slattery said. Continental officials could not be reached for comment.
Wis. Supreme Court restores $12 million judgment against Conti
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