Tire Cos. Say Complaint Over Defects Is Lacking

Law360, New York (October 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Companies who distribute the products of Chinese tire company Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber Company Ltd. are fighting an effort to amend a lawsuit that alleges the tires have design defects that make them likely to malfunction.

Attorneys for four of the companies, including Tireco, Inc. and Foreign Tire Sales Inc., alleged in a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey that the plaintiffs have failed to properly state a claim. The motion asked the court to deny a pending motion...
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