Fla. Court Remands Order For Cooper Tire To Yield Docs

Law360, Miami (May 8, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday remanded an order for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. to produce documents the company claims contain trade secrets, saying a lower court failed to follow legal requirements including providing specific findings of their necessity to the tire blowout case.

A Third District Court of Appeal panel instructed the trial court to determine which, if any, documents include trade secrets and whether the plaintiff has proven reasonable necessity for their inclusion in the case. The suit, brought in 2010 by Maximo...
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