Volvo Loses Bid For Sanctions In Faulty Truck Suit

Law360, New York (May 11, 2009, 12:00 AM ET) -- Two attorneys from Provost & Umphrey Law Firm LLP will not be sanctioned for their part in what a judge called a discovery “train wreck” in a failed product liability class action against Volvo Trucks North America Inc., after a court found plaintiffs, not their counsel, were to blame for any problems.

Mark Sparks and Joe Fisher of Provost & Umphrey will not be on the hook for Volvo's defense costs, Judge James Beaty of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina...
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