Class Cert. Denied In Ford Suspension Case

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 1:40 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down a class certification bid in a lawsuit alleging that Ford Motor Co.'s F-250 and F-350 trucks for model years 2005 to 2007 have defective front-end suspensions that put their drivers at risk.

Judge William Standish of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday denied the plaintiffs’ motion for class certification as to their count alleging violation of Pennsylvania’s consumer protection law.

The plaintiffs had sought to certify the class only as to that count in...
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