The Defense Wins!

Keith W. McDanielLance B. Williams, Attorney(Article published in DRI’s The Voice of the Defense Bar)

On Friday, February 6, 2015, a jury in Lake Charles, Louisiana, returned a defense verdict for Ford Motor Company following a two-week trial in a post-collision fire case, rejecting plaintiffs’ allegation that the brake master cylinder and reservoir assembly in decedent William Morvant’s 2002 Ford F-150 was defectively designed. Ford was represented at trial by Perry Miles and Lauren Wood of McGuireWoods, LLP in Richmond, Virginia, and by Keith McDaniel and Lance Williams of McCranie Sistrunk Anzelmo Hardy McDaniel & Welch, LLC in Covington, Louisiana.  Read Article