Like most parents, Gerardo and Dinora Quesada are proud their son hasbegun to walk. Most parents celebrate the moment only months afterbirth. The Quesadas have waited years.

The Miami couple blames Ford Motor Co. for the delay and have filed alawsuit against the company in Miami-Dade Circuit Court.On Oct. 24, 1996, the Quesadas were in a head-on collision whiledriving their 1984 Ford Bronco II, a model that has been discontinued.