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Not wearing a seatbelt in injury claims is certainly a mitigating factor. Although I feel similarly as you do about people who do not wear them, I still feel this has some merit. SOME, because the question brought up should be answered, but in any scenario I am sure Ford will prevail in this specific case for that "disregard of prudent safety precautions".

I haven't read the case, but just from the WSJ article it also hints that it was a single vehicle loss due to the drivers own negligence as well. Horrible for the family that had this happen in 2002, but I can't help but hope Ford prevails in this case (at least with what limited info I've seen so far without reading the entire arguments of the case)

- Shaun (owns F)
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