Ford Seeks Federal Injunction Of Ohio Contract Trial

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 7:26 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. has filed an emergency motion asking a federal court to block an Ohio court from holding trial in a $2 billion breach of contract suit by a class of truck dealers that is allegedly based on already settled claims.

In a motion filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Ford said if the Ohio case is allowed to proceed, the settlement reached in Georgia after a decade of litigation on the same breach of contract claims would...
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