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CBS News: $124M Verdict against Audi with Interview of Jeff Wigington

Jun 06, 2019

A jury awarded a $124M verdict to Wigington Rumley Dunn & Blair LLP clients, the Rivera family, after an Audi seat collapsed on seven-year-old Jesse Rivera, Jr., who was sitting immediately behind the seat when the car was rear-ended.

CBS News visited the Riveras after the verdict, covering not only the defective front seat but evidence that it would have cost Audi less than two dollars to fix the defect which cause the young boy’s permanent brain injuries.

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Hear Jeff Wigington explain how the failure to update a 50 year old federal safety regulation contributed to this catastrophic accident in an interview with CBS News affiliate KENS-TV here.