Jury Rules For Yamaha In 1st Calif. Rhino Suit

Law360, New York (July 27, 2010, 7:50 PM ET) -- A California jury has delivered a verdict for Yamaha Motor Corp. USA in a bellwether case alleging design defects make the Yamaha Rhino all-terrain vehicle dangerously unstable.

The jury returned a unanimous decision in favor of the defense Monday in a case brought by plaintiff Richard Holt, whose suit was chosen to be the first of a pool of more than 170 cases over alleged safety issues associated with Rhino vehicles consolidated before Judge Thierry Colaw of Orange County Superior Court to go to trial....
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