Ford Windstar Axle Defect Suit Trimmed

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 8:00 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to strike down class allegations in a suit that accuses Ford Motor Co. of trying to cover up a defective rear axle in its Windstar minivans, but agreed to trim a few claims from the case.

Judge Joel Slomsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday denied Ford’s move to cut class claims from the case, finding it would be premature to address the merits of the Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker’s motion before the named plaintiff...
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