Polaris Seeks To Upend Offroad Vehicle Defect Action

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 5:53 PM EST) -- Polaris Industries Inc. moved Monday to toss out a proposed class action claiming an exhaust system defect rendered its off-road vehicles unusable in hot weather, arguing the plaintiffs' “shotgun pleadings” were not detailed enough to survive.

The company filed a motion in California federal court to strike the eight plaintiffs' class allegations and to dismiss their first amended complaint in its entirety.

The plaintiffs brought the suit in December, targeting the company over its Polaris Ranger utility terrain vehicles from model years 2008 to 2011. The...
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