NJ Judge Tosses Claims In MDL Over Ford Van Defects

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 11:21 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims in multidistrict litigation accusing Ford Motor Co.'s E-350 vans of having design defects that cause them to roll over easily.

U.S. District Judge Esther Salas approved the dismissal after Ford filed a stipulation Monday, signing off on an agreement to dismiss nearly all claims by the plaintiffs with prejudice, except for a handful of claims that were dismissed without prejudice.

The claims dismissed without prejudice included certain unjust enrichment, implied warranty and consumer fraud claims, by eight...
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