This case involves product liability in the design of a forklift truck, which the plaintiff was operating when he was seriously injured. The plaintiff was driving a forklift truck when he made impact with a piece of fixed machinery. The plaintiff’s legs were crushed and required extensive surgery. The issue is over the design compartment system. The plaintiff alleges that his injuries could have been avoided if the forklift truck had been equipped with rear compartment guards to brace for potential impacts.