MISSOULA — Before a jury in Lake County decided on May 13 that a manufacturing defect and “actual malice” on the part of Hyundai caused a 2011 car crash that killed two Missoula cousins and an Arlee woman, lawyers for the two sides engaged in a contentious legal battle over a $560,000 wrongf…
Attorneys for the estates of cousins Trevor and Tanner Olson and for Hyundai Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor America Inc. confer with Lake County District Judge Kim Christopher during the May trial.
Attorneys for the estates of cousins Trevor and Tanner Olson and for Hyundai Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor America Inc. confer with Lake County District Judge Kim Christopher on Tuesday in Polson. Families of the Olsons say Hyundai and an allegedly defective steering knuckle are responsible fo…
A Hyundai spokesman promised an immediate appeal Wednesday, after jurors in Lake County said a manufacturing defect cost two Missoula teens their lives in a head-on crash and awarded their families $248 million in compensatory and punitive damages.
POLSON – A Lake County jury ruled Tuesday that a defect in a 2005 Hyundai Tiburon caused the fatal crash that killed two Missoula cousins on Fourth of July weekend 2011 – and that the manufacturer acted with “actual malice.”
POLSON – The subject of steering knuckles rarely came up Tuesday as testimony began in a trial in which a Missoula family accuses Hyundai of being at fault for a 2011 crash on U.S. Highway 93 that killed three people, including cousins Trevor and Tanner Olson.
POLSON – The mangled remains of a Hyundai and a Pontiac that hit head-on three years ago north of Arlee, killing three people, will be brought to a parking lot across the street from the Lake County Courthouse.
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