10th Circ. Revives Ford Front-Wheel Brakes Suit

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Monday revived a product liability lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. contending that a line of pickup trucks, one of which hit and severely injured a child in 2007, is unreasonably dangerous because the vehicles lack front-wheel antilock brakes.

In an unpublished decision, a Tenth Circuit panel reversed a district court's summary judgment ruling in favor of Ford and against BancFirst, the child's limited guardian, disagreeing that the plaintiff's own expert testimony left it without evidence that the brakes would have prevented the...
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