Statistics covering verdicts over the last decade reveal that 59percent of the plaintiff awards in product liability casesinvolving transportation products exceed $1 million, according to arecent study by Jury Verdict Research. In addition, plaintiffsreceived an overall product liability median award of $1 million,with the odds of receiving a favorable verdict at 46 percent.

The study analyzed three product liability categories includingindustrial, construction, commercial, and farm product liability;transportation product liability; and consumer and medical productliability.

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