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A jury’s award of $500,000 in damages to a couple who sued over their defective Winnebago motorhome was formally sanctioned Tuesday (Aug. 28) by a federal judge in Harrisburg, Pa.

Penn Live reported that U.S. Middle District Senior Judge Sylvia H. Rambo entered that judgment against Winnebago Industries Inc.in the breach of warranty case even though the RV manufacturing giant insisted it didn’t receive a fair trial.

Matthew T. Pisano, the attorney for Iowa-based Winnebago, contended in court filings that the jury’s award to a Florida couple, Heidi Hanreck and Raymond Andrarowski, is “grossly excessive.”

The couple sued Winnebago in 2016 saying multiple defects in the 2013 Adventure motorhome they bought in 2015 ruined the cross-country trip they planned after selling their home.

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