10th Circ. Affirms Win For Mazda In Gear Shift Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2010, 7:46 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of Mazda Motor Corp. in a case alleging a faulty gear shift caused a car to run over a driver after she exited, ruling that a lower court properly excluded the plaintiff's sole expert witness.

In an opinion issued Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the evidence presented by the witness "rests on no more than his say so — and that isn’t good enough to require its...
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