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Jury says Toyota must pay reality TV star $12 million for crash injury
Jury says Toyota must pay reality TV star $12 million for crash injury

A Monterey County Superior Court jury ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to pay $12.5 million to a former high school dancer turned reality television star in connection with a wreck that paralyzed her. The jury found that the design of the middle seat belt in the rear row of a Toyota 4Runner was responsible for injuries that made her a paraplegic. ------------ For the record Oct. 21, 11:34 a.m.: A shareline in an earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that a 1976 Toyota 4Runner was involved in the crash that paralyzed Chelsie Hill. It was a 1996 Toyota 4Runner. ------------ In a four-week trial that concluded Friday, attorneys for Chelsie Hill convinced jurors that she was...

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