Appeals court upholds record $165M-plus judgment in I-10 crash

February 9, 2018 Results

The state Supreme Court affirmed a $165 million jury verdict against FedEx for a highway collision in southern New Mexico that killed a mother and daughter and critically injured a toddler. In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Julie J. Vargas, the state’s highest court concluded that “substantial evidence supported the verdict and that the jury’s award was not the result of passion or prejudice.” The Court declined to order a new trial in the case, affirming a decision of the Court of Appeals. For more: Click here