No. 74-1626.

514 F.2d 931 (1975)

Woodrow F. RHOADS, Administrator of the Estate of Mary Rhoads, Deceased and Woodrow F. Rhoads, Individually v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY, a corporation, Appellant, v. Woodrow F. RHOADS, Individually.

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Decided April 30, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Randall J. McConnell, Jr., John Edward Wall, Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, Pittsburgh, Pa., for appellant.

John E. Evans, Jr., Evans, Ivory & Evans, Pittsburgh, Pa., for appellees Woodrow F. Rhoads and others and Gilbert E. Caroff, Johnstown, Pa., for appellee Woodrow F. Rhoads.

Before SEITZ, Chief Judge, and ALDISERT and GARTH, Circuit Judges.


ALDISERT, Circuit Judge.

In this diversity action governed by Pennsylvania law, Ford Motor Company appeals a judgment in strict liability entered against it and in favor of Woodrow F. Rhoads, individually and as a representative under the survival and wrongful death statutes. The jury found that the collision of Rhoads' Ford automobile with a guard rail was caused by "a dangerously defective condition" of the car and that the condition...

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